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AFRL marks 10 years of ramjet development since X-51A test mission

Written by  Wednesday, 27 May 2020 09:59
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Wright-Patterson AFB OH (SPX) May 27, 2020
The Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) Aerospace Systems Directorate celebrates the tenth anniversary of the X-51A's longest supersonic combustion ramjet-powered hypersonic flight, May 26, 2020. The flight, which occurred off the coast of California in 2010, highlighted the increasing capabilities of hypersonic technology. Hypersonic flight, typically defined as beginning at Mach 5, or f

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