Sunday, March 28 2004

An experimental unpiloted jet reaches seven times the speed of sound during an 11-second flight, before gliding to its finale and plunging into the Pacific Ocean off the California coast. The first test flight ended in an explosion. Wired News



Now, I’m notoriously bad at doing the math, but if my math is correct, that plane travelled 15.27 miles in 11 seconds. That’s quick.