06 May '13, 5am

X-51A Waverider achieves breakthrough in final flight

X-51A Waverider achieves breakthrough in final flight

X-51A Waverider achieves breakthrough in final flight By Air Force News Agency on Monday, May 6th, 2013 Related Articles Air Force announces force structure ov... First Su-30SM Fighters Delivered to Ru... U.S. Air Force Bomber Sustainment and ... The final flight of the X-51A Waverider test program has accomplished a breakthrough in the development of flight reaching Mach 5.1 over the Pacific Ocean May 1. “It was a full mission success,” said Charlie Brink, the X-51A program manager for the Air Force Research Laboratory Aerospace Systems Directorate. The cruiser traveled more than 230 nautical miles in just over six minutes over the Point Mugu Naval Air Warfare Center Sea Range, Calif. It was the longest of the four X-51A test flights and the longest air-breathing hypersonic flight ever. “I believe all we have learned from the X-51A Waverider will serve as the bedrock for ...

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