London to New York in One Hour: The Radical Air breathing Aircraft

Dailymail: It may look like a vehicle the Thunderbirds would travel in, but in fact this experimental aircraft could be the future of long haul flights.
It uses a revolutionary 'scramjet' engine that allows it to travel at hypersonic speeds.
Tomorrow, it will be dropped from a B52 bomber in its latest test.

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level 3601892d ago

That would be an absolutely ballistic experience, I say do build it. Question though is if us humans can take that much G-force.

LightofDarkness1892d ago

As long as the acceleration is gradual enough, sure.

Scenarist1892d ago

yup .. we can theoretically travel at the speed of light... as long as we reach that speed slow enough lol

UnSelf1892d ago

we can travel very close to the speed of light, something like 99.999% but not AT the speed of light

Gran Touring1892d ago

We can, the human body can withstand much more lateral g's than vertical g's.

Dark_king1892d ago


Actually we could never travel at the speed of light are bodies mass would increase to the point it would crush in on itself.