waverider


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waverider

[′wāv‚rīd·ər]
(aerospace engineering)
A supersonic or hypersonic vehicle that has an attached shock wave along its entire leading edge, so that the vehicle appears to be riding on the top of its shock wave.
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The Indo-Russian BrahMos-II and the American Boeing X-51 Waverider are two more hypersonic defence projects that employ a scramjet engine for cruises past Mach 5 speeds.
A Chinese hypersonic waverider vehicle reached speeds of 2,800 mph in a recent test of a reusable launch system, according to Space Transportation.
The company provided both types of systems for the joint Air Force-DARPA-NASA X-51A Waverider, the first vehicle to fly at hypersonic speed under the power of a supersonic-combustion ramjet, or scramjet, engine.
Reports Friday claim China has successfully tested its first waverider hypersonic aircraft that can carry missiles and nuclear warheads.
Summary: Beijing [China], August 6 (ANI): China has successfully tested its first waverider hypersonic aircraft, which rides on its own shock waves.
To kick things off, we're partnering with Visit Oceanside (visitoceanside.org) to offer a Southern California escape for two (worth $5,875) that includes a $1,000 Southwest Airlines gift card; a four-night BeachFront Only vacation rental; a private dinner by a local chef using locally sourced produce; a half-hour Waverider helicopter tour at sundown; dinner at Lighthouse Oyster Bar & Grill; and local beer or wine tasting, plus other fun Oceanside activities.
It said facilities in the development will include Harbour Marine, an internal and external sea and water sports facilities with public toilets and showers, Waverider, Centre for Surfing Excellence (the headquarters for the National Governing Body of Surfing in Wales) and Coast Life Centre, an education and research facility in partnership with Swansea University.
It said facilities in the Harbourside development will include Harbour Marine, an internal and external sea and watersports facility with public toilets and showers, Waverider, Centre for Surfing Excellence (the headquarters for the National Governing Body of Surfing in Wales) and Coast Life Centre, an education and research facility in partnership with Swansea University.
Despite the slow pace of development, he said the technology may have had a breakthrough with the X-51 Waverider program.
Gerard Butler plays a crack waverider who reluctantly teaches a troubled teen to survive a notorious surf break in California.
M2 EQUITYBITES-May 9, 2013-Scramjet-powered X-51A WaveRider breaks record(C)2013 M2 COMMUNICATIONS http://www.m2.com
Summary: Washington: Boeing's X-51A Waverider made history this week when it achieved the longest hypersonic flight ...