X-plane thread(United states next generation)

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    US military to test hypersonic vehicle over Pacific: X-51A to reach Mach 6
    August 14, 2012

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    X-51A Waverider hypersonic test fails...
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    Air Force's hypersonic test fails
    August 15th, 2012 - A hypersonic aircraft launched by the Air Force Tuesday spiraled out of control and was destroyed before it could reach its goal of speeding to 4,600 mph, Pentagon officials said Wednesday.
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    Will we be flying hypersonic jets one day?
    August 15th, 2012 - Who needs business class when your overseas flight will last less than an hour? Some of the first tests of such a technology happened Tuesday off the California coast as the Air Force tested its hypersonic X-51A Waverider vehicle.
     

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