China is developing its hypersonic flight capabilities. Photo: CCTV China is developing its hypersonic flight capabilities. Photo: CCTV
China is developing its hypersonic flight capabilities. Photo: CCTV
Drones

Chinese air force may have cracked how to land a hypersonic drone

  • Flight control computers’ inability to calculate a descent quickly enough at Mach 5 has been an obstacle to using hypersonic aircraft
  • But Chinese military researchers say they have rethought the software to work around the problem

Topic |   Drones
China is developing its hypersonic flight capabilities. Photo: CCTV China is developing its hypersonic flight capabilities. Photo: CCTV
China is developing its hypersonic flight capabilities. Photo: CCTV
READ FULL ARTICLE