Boeing building new plane that flies five times the speed of sound

Imagine going to Los Angeles or London for a weekend or even a day trip?

Well, Boeing is is working on a super-speed, ‘hypersonic’ plane capable of travelling at a velocity five times the speed of sound.

The plans say it could fly at up to 6500km/h.

At that speed the flight from Auckland to Los Angeles would only be an hour and a half ….. Wellington to London? Just THREE hours.

Boeing chief hypersonic scientist Kevin Bowcutt said the plane will be revolutionary for global travel.

“We’re excited about the potential of hypersonic technology to connect the world faster than ever before,” he said.

The aircraft would be capable of carrying passengers at full speed, though Boeing said it would also be used commercially or for the military.

Dr Bowcutt said it is possible this design could become a reality within 20 to 30 years.

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prathna
prathna
2 years ago

impressive

Anonymous
Anonymous
2 years ago

cool

Anonymous
Anonymous
2 years ago

wow that is amazing

Anonymous
Anonymous
2 years ago

so cool

Anonymous
Anonymous
2 years ago

I don’t like the sound of this:( It sounds a bit dodgy

Anonymous
Anonymous
2 years ago

wow thats fast

Anonymous
Anonymous
2 years ago

try to get the speed of light

Anonymous
Anonymous
2 years ago

WOW every one cover your ears!

reeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee
reeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee
2 years ago

that would take ages to make

joshua
joshua
2 years ago

this is so cool i want to ride in it

Anonymous
Anonymous
2 years ago

what if there is turbulance

morgan
morgan
2 years ago

cool, can’t wait until I can fly it
imagine how fast you’ld go so fast and thow up so much

Leo abbott
Leo abbott
2 years ago

Cool

Leo abbott
Leo abbott
2 years ago

Cool that was epic

Anonymous
Anonymous
2 years ago

Amazing!

Anonymous
Anonymous
2 years ago

That is cool

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