The Hyper-Fast Future Of Flight

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This new concept jet could potentially make the world feel a whole lot smaller. The Antipode hypersonic jet promises outlandishly fast travel times around the world-think 32 minutes to fly from New York to Sydney, New York to Dubai in 22 minutes, and New York to Hong Kong in 26 minutes. Designed by Canadian engineer Charles Bombardier, the plane will be able to fit 10 passengers. The Antipode will fly at elevations of 40,000 feet (12,192 meters), and at speeds of over 12,430 miles per hour (20,000 kilometers per hour). The incredible designed will be fueled by reusable liquid-oxygen or kerosene rockets.

Written by Curiosity Staff February 5, 2016