supercruise

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supercruise

An aircraft cruising at supersonic speeds without the use of an afterburner.
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Boeing has started publicly marketing two concepts for a stealthy, tailless, supercruising strike fighter to replace its F/A-18E/F Super Hornet after 2025.
The F-22's ability to operate at supersonic speeds without afterburner, known as supercruising, gives the F-22 exceptional combat performance without compromising mission range.
Boeing Boeing has started publicly marketing two concepts for a stealthy, tailless, supercruising strike fighter to replace its F/A-18E/F Super Hornet after 2025.
While supercruising -- flying at supersonic speeds without using fuel-guzzling afterburners -- at 24,000 feet, the pilot positioned his Raptor to fire on a supersonic QF-4 unmanned drone flying at 14,000 feet, several miles directly ahead of the aircraft.
1 Mach during today's flight, the F-22 is capable of supercruising at much higher supersonic speeds for much longer periods of time.