Supersonic Mini-drone Aims for Jet Speed Record

By Caroline Rees / 05 Jun 2012

 

 

Researchers at the University of Colorado are building the smallest supersonic jet engine ever made. Weighing just 22 lbs, the tiny jet will drive an unmanned aerial vehicle faster than the speed of sound and could become a template for testing future generations of civilian and military aircraft.

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Source: Reuters Copyright Thomson Reuters 2012

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