Faster than the speed of flight: Is it possible to fly to Australia in just two hours?

Read my latest for The Indie…..and number 3 story on the website yesterday

Last month, more than 70 years since the dream of sustained hypersonic flight was first born out of Nazi designs for a manned bomber with a global reach, the US Air Force’s latest experimental hypersonic aircraft was lost during an attempt to maintain Mach 6 for merely five minutes. Hypersonic (high supersonic) speeds are those greater than Mach 5, or 3,500mph……..

Watch also the BBC 4 documentary that came out on Wednesday on The Three Rocketeers….or rather the guys behind Reaction Engines

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