Xiamen University stages test flight of hypersonic vehicle. Photo: Xiamen University.

Chinese university becomes first in world to build and test its own hypersonic plane

  • Xiamen University’s ‘double waverider’ makes maiden flight in the Gobi, although the ‘game-changing’ technology is usually the preserve of the military
  • Academics and students have long-term plan for an aircraft that could travel anywhere in the world in two hours
Topic |   China science

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Xiamen University stages test flight of hypersonic vehicle. Photo: Xiamen University.
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