US Air Forces X-51A Waverider Breaks Hypersonic Flight Record

Below is a video of the X-51A Waverider breaking the hypersonic flight record. The X-51A uses scram jet technology which generates thrust by burning fuel by combining fuel with fast moving compressed air. (Diagram below video)

Declassified X-51A’s Record Breaking Flight video from March 5, 2010

X-51A Animation Video

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X-51A Waverider Scramjet

X-51A Waverider Scramjet

X-51A Waverider Scramjet

X-51A Waverider Scramjet

X-51A Waverider Scramjet

X-51A Waverider Scramjet

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