Dec 6, 2020

China Tests Sodramjet Jet Engine With Mach 16 Speeds to Reach ‘Anywhere on Earth in 2 Hours’

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China has made tall claims after testing an advanced aircraft engine prototype. The claim is that the ‘sodramjet’ (short form for ‘standing oblique detonation ramjet)’ jet engine could power an aircraft to such speeds that it can reach anywhere on Earth in two hours.

The engine prototype, tested in hypersonic wind tunnel simulating flight conditions, came off clocking test speeds nine times the speed of sound, the Chinese engineers said, according to the South China Morning Post. The test was conducted in Beijing the report adds.

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