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PostPosted: Fri Sep 15, 2017 2:12 pm 
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Francis Urquhart wrote:
Marko Dash wrote:
the X-43 could get quite the helpful boost if it started at mach 3, yes?

So could the X-51 . . . . .. It is said.


X-51? Tell me more...

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PostPosted: Fri Sep 15, 2017 3:10 pm 
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Boeing X-51 Waverider. Launched from a B-52 it has reached Mach 5.1 and 70,000 feet plus. Not as fast as X-43 yet but its getting there.

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PostPosted: Fri Sep 15, 2017 9:22 pm 
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Oh, I seem to have missed the memo. No one told ME it was Tinfoil Hat Day!

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