The engine was tested in a wind tunnel in Beijing. Photo: Handout The engine was tested in a wind tunnel in Beijing. Photo: Handout
The engine was tested in a wind tunnel in Beijing. Photo: Handout
China science

Chinese team test jet engine ‘able to reach anywhere on Earth within 2 hours’

  • Prototype flown in hypersonic wind tunnel simulating flight conditions at nine times the speed of sound
  • The ‘sodramjet’ engine could offer the biggest hope so far of commercial flight reaching hypersonic speed, the scientists say

Topic |   China science
The engine was tested in a wind tunnel in Beijing. Photo: Handout The engine was tested in a wind tunnel in Beijing. Photo: Handout
The engine was tested in a wind tunnel in Beijing. Photo: Handout
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