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Brazilian 14-X Hypersonic Aircraft

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The is the Brazilian hypersonic aircraft, named in tribute to the 14-bis Alberto Santos-Dumont.This aircraft is equipped with a scramjet engine, which is integrated into fuselage and has no moving parts.The operating principle is that, during the flight, the air is compressed by geometry and speed of the vehicle and directed to the engine at the bottom of the aircraft. Hydrogen is used as the fuel.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/14X
http://brazilianspace.blogspot.com/2011/02/high-speed-air-breathing-propulsion.html
 

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I interviewed the 14-X program manager in Brazil nearly two years ago. I'll be following up with him at LAAD in April. Here's the article we published in 2011.


 

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Re: Brazilian 14-X Hypersonic Aircraft / PropHiper project

LEGACY RESEARCH / EXPERTISE & COMPETENCE BUILD UP

1990
M. MINUCCI and J. HINCKEL. "Laser gain profiles during the nonequilibrium expansion of CO2-N2-Hesystem through a long double-wedge type hypersonic nozzle", 21st Fluid Dynamics, Plasma Dynamics and Lasers Conference, Fluid Dynamics and Co-located Conferences, ()

1991
Minucci, M.A.S.: An Experimental Investigation of a 2-D Scramjet Inlet at Flow Mach Numbers of 8 to 25 and Stagnation Temperatures of 800 to 4100 K. Ph.D. Thesis, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, New York (1991)

M. MINUCCI and H. NAGAMATSU. "An investigation of hypersonic shock tunnel testing at an equilibrium interface condition of 4100 K - Theory and experiment", 22nd Fluid Dynamics, Plasma Dynamics and Lasers Conference, Fluid Dynamics and Co-located Conferences, ()

1992

1993

Luis Santos. "An efficient numerical method for the aerothermodynamic design of hypersonic vehicles", 5th International Aerospace Planes and Hypersonics Technologies Conference, International Space Planes and Hypersonic Systems and Technologies Conferences, ()

1994

1995

1996

1997

A. Guimaraes, L. Sinay, D. Bastos-Netto, A. Guimaraes, L. Sinay, and D. Bastos-Netto. "Liquid fuel burner with oxygen replenishment for testing scramjet combustors", 33rd Joint Propulsion Conference and Exhibit, Joint Propulsion Conferences, ()

1998
M. Morales, C. Migueis, D. Bastos-Netto, J. Azevedo, and M. Minucci. "Adaptive unstructured grid computation for planar flow in a ram accelerator", 34th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference and Exhibit, Joint Propulsion Conferences, ()

Joao Azevedo and Heidi Korzenowski. "Comparison of unstructured grid finite volume methods for cold gas hypersonic flow simulations", 16th AIAA Applied Aerodynamics Conference, Fluid Dynamics and Co-located Conferences, ()

M. do Nascimento, M. Municci, A. Ramos, J. Chanes, Jr., and H. Nagamatsu. "Hypersonic gaseous piston shock tunnel - Numerical and experimental results", 36th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, Aerospace Sciences Meetings, ()

1999
L. de-Oliv. "On the solution of Vinogradov's apparent paradox in optimal three-dimensional hypersonic skips", 24th Atmospheric Flight Mechanics Conference, Guidance, Navigation, and Control and Co-located Conferences

Paulo Toro, Leik Myrabo, Henry Nagamatsu, M. Minucci. 1999. Experimental pressure investigation of a 'Directed-Energy Air Spike' inlet at Mach 10. 35th Joint Propulsion Conference and Exhibit.

Paulo Toro, Leik Myrabo, Henry Nagamatsu, and Marco Minucci. "Experimental heat transfer investigation of 'Directed-Energy Air Spike' inlet at Mach 10", 35th Joint Propulsion Conference and Exhibit, Joint Propulsion Conferences,

2000
Paulo Toro, Marco Minucci, Heidi Korzenowski, H. Nagamatsu, and L. Myrabo. "Numerical and experimental investigation of 'double Apollo disc' at Mach 10", 36th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference and Exhibit, Joint Propulsion Conferences,

2001
Marco Minucci, Paulo Toro, Jose Chanes, Jr.Andre Pereira, Henry Nagamatsu, Leik Myrabo. 2001. Investigation of a laser-supported directed-energy "air spike" in Mach 6.2 air flow - Preliminary results. 39th Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit.

P. Toro, M. Minucci, A. Ramos, J. Chanes, Jr., A. Pereira, Heidi Korzenowski, H. Nagamatsu, and L. Myrabo. "Experimental pressure investigation of blunt body at Mach 8", 39th Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, Aerospace Sciences Meetings, ()

2002
W. Santos and M. Lewis. "Power law shaped leading edges in rarefied hypersonic flow", 40th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting & Exhibit, Aerospace Sciences Meetings, ()

2003
Ministério da Defesa/Ministério da Ciência e Tecnologia. Concepção Estratégica-Ciência, Tecnologia e Inovação de Interesse da Defesa Nacional. Brasília: 2003. (56 pages) commented here:
2004

2005

P. G. P. Toro, M. A. S. Minucci, J. B. Chanes Jr., A. L. Pereira, and H. T. Nagamatsu, “Development of a new hypersonic shock tunnel facility to investigate electromagnetic energy addition for flow control and basic supersonic combustion,” in Proceedings of the 4th International Symposium on Beamed Energy Propulsion, pp. 469–480, Nara, Japan, November 2005.


2006-2007: HYPERSONIC, SCRAMJET-POWERED WAVERIDER "VHA 14-X" PROJECT, PROPOSED BY RESEARCHERS
Later renamed Projeto de Propulsão Hipersônica com Ar Aspirado – PropHiper – 14X, da Força Aérea Brasileira – FAB


2006
May 15, 2006 - Prof H.T. nagamatus pass away

2007
P. G. P. Toro, M. A. S. Minucci, J. B. Chanes Jr. et al., “New hypersonic shock tunnel at the laboratory of aerothermodynamics and hypersonics Prof. Henry T. Nagamatsu,” in Proceedings of 4th International Symposium on Beamed Energy Propulsion, Kailua-Kona, Hawaii, USA, 2007.

["In 2007, Prof. Henry T. Nagamatsu Laboratory of Aerothermodynamics and Hypersonics at the Institute for Advanced Studies (IEAv), Brazil, began to research and develop a hypersonic waverider with airframe-integrated scramjet engine as an option to space access in the near future."]

2008
Antonio Carlos Oliveira, Marco A. Minucci, Leik N. Myrabo, Paulo G. P. Toro, Jose B. Chanes Jr., and H. T. Nagamatsu. "Bow Shock Wave Mitigation by Laser-Plasma Energy Addition in Hypersonic Flow", Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets, Vol. 45, No. 5 (2008), pp. 921-927.

2009
Israel Salvador, Leik Myrabo, Marco Minucci, Antonio de Oliveira, Paulo Toro, and José Channes. "Airbreathing Hypersonic Laser Thermal Propulsion Experiments with a LightCraft Vehicle - Status Update", 45th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference & Exhibit, Joint Propulsion Conferences,

Rolim, T. C., “Experimental Analysis of a Hypersonic Waverider”, M.Sc. Thesis (in English), Instituto Tecnológico de Aeronáutica, São José dos Campos, Brazil, 2009.

Tiago Rolim, Marco Antonio Minucci, Paulo Gilberto Toro, and Paulo Afonso Soviero. "Experimental Results of a Mach 10 Conical-Flow Derived Waverider", 16th AIAA/DLR/DGLR International Space Planes and Hypersonic Systems and Technologies Conference, International Space Planes and Hypersonic Systems and Technologies Conferences,
https://core.ac.uk/download/pdf/25827613.pdf [full text published in: J. Aerosp.Technol. Manag., São José dos Campos, Vol.3, No.2, pp. 127-136, May-Aug., 2011]

Investigação experimental preliminar em combustão supersônica
Processo: 04/00525-7
Linha de fomento: Auxílio à Pesquisa - Regular
Vigência: 01 de março de 2005 - 28 de fevereiro de 2009
Área do conhecimento: Engenharias - Engenharia Aeroespacial - Propulsão Aeroespacial
Pesquisador responsável: Paulo Gilberto de Paula Toro
Beneficiário: Paulo Gilberto de Paula Toro
source: https://bv.fapesp.br/pt/auxilios/6372/investigacao-experimental-preliminar-em-combustao-supersonica/?q=04/00525-7

2010

2011

M. F. F. Ricco, P. P. Funari, and A. V. Carvalho, Espaço, Tecnologia, Ambiente e Sociedade 1, Habilis Editora Erechim, vol. 8, Habilis Press Editora, RS, Brazil, 2011.

Costa, F.J. “Projeto Dimensional para Manufatura do Veículo Hipersônico Aeroespacial 14-X” (in Portuguese).
Undergraduate Work, FATEC de São José dos Campos: Professor Jessen Vidal, Brazil, 2011.

J. R. T. Silva and P. G. P. Toro, “Brazilian 14-X B hypersonic scramjet aerospace vehicle aerothermodynamic code,” in Proceedings of 22nd International Congress of Mechanical Engineering, Ribeirão Preto, Brazil, 2011.

D. Romanelli Pinto, T. V. C. Marcos, V. A. B. Galvao et al., “Flow characterization of the T3 hypersonic shock tunnel,” in Proceedings of 28th International Symposium on Shock Waves, 2011.

2012
Costa F.J., Romanelli Pinto D., Marcos T.V.C., Minucci M.A.S., Toro P.G.P., Mergulhão Dias E.P. (2012) External and Internal Configurations of the 14-X Hypersonic Aerospace Vehicle. In: Kontis K. (eds) 28th International Symposium on Shock Waves. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg

Paulo G. P. Toro, Marco A. Minucci, Tiago Rolim, Roberto Follador, Alberto Santos, Giannino Camillo, and Luiz Barreta. "Brazilian 14-X Hypersonic Aerospace Vehicle Project", 18th AIAA/3AF International Space Planes and Hypersonic Systems and Technologies Conference, International Space Planes and Hypersonic Systems and Technologies Conferences,

Costa, F.J., Toro, P.G.P., Rolim. T.C., Camilo, G.C., Follador, R.C. and Minucci, M.A.S., “Design of the Brazilian Hypersonic waverider Aerospace Vehicle”, 14th Brazilian Congress of Thermal Sciences and Engineering, October 18-22, 2012, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil

Cardoso, R. L., “Estudo Aerodinâmico E Dimensional Para Manufatura Do Veículo Hipersônico Aeroespacial 14-X BS”, (in Portuguese). Undergraduate Work, FATEC de São José dos Campos: Professor Jessen Vidal, Brazil, 2012.


2013
V. A. B. Galvão and P. G. P. Toro, “Brazilian 14-X B hypersonic scramjet aerospace vehicle analytical theoretical analysis at mach number 7,” in Proceedings of 22nd International Congress of Mechanical Engineering, Ribeirão Preto, Brazil, 2013.
http://www.henrynagamatsu.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/05/Brazilian-14-X-B-Hypersonic-Scramjet-Aerospace-Vehicle-Analytical-Theoretical-Analysis-at-Mach-Number-7.pdf [full text, direct download]

Tiago Rolim and Frank K. Lu. "Investigation of the Effects of Lateral Cowl Length in an Inward Turning Scramjet Inlet", 51st AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting including the New Horizons Forum and Aerospace Exposition, Aerospace Sciences Meetings,

Toro, P. G. P., Santos, A. M., Follador, R. C., Camillo, G. P., Porto, B. F., Assunção, T. L.,2013. “Scramjet Research at the Institute for Advanced Studies”, internal report.

Galvão, V. A. B., 2013. “Análise Teórico-Analítica da Aerodinâmica do Demonstrador Tecnológico scramjet VHA 14-X B à 30km de Altitude em número de Mach 7”. Trabalho de Conclusão de Curso, completar

Carvalhal, A. K., Toro, P. G. P., Costa, F. J., Camillo, G. P. 2013 “Numerical Analysis of Brazilian 14-X B hypersonic aerospace vehicle at Mach number 7”, internal report.

Martos, J. F. A., Toro, P. G. P., Romanelli Pinto, D., Marcos, T., V. C., Camillo, G. P. , Galvão, V. A. B., Silva, C., Rêgo 2013 “Experimental Investigation of the VHA 14-X B unpowered scramjet Mach number 7”, internal report.

Paulo Gilberto de Paula Toro, Ronaldo de Lima Cardoso, Marcos da Silva e Souza, "BRAZILIAN 14-X S HYPERSONIC SCRAMJET AEROSPACE VEHICLE DIMENSIONAL DESIGN AT MACH NUMBER 7", 22nd International Congress of Mechanical Engineering (COBEM 2013), November 3-7, 2013, Ribeirão Preto, SP, Brazil
http://www.abcm.org.br/anais/cobem/2013/PDF/406.pdf [Full text]

Renan Guilherme Santos Vilela, Paulo Gilberto de Paula Toro, Valéria Serrano Failace Oliviera Leite, Tiago Cavalcanti Rolim, Frank K. Lu, "INWARD 2-D SCRAMJET ANALYTIC AND NUMERICAL ANALYSIS AT MACH NUMBER 7AND DIMENSIONAL DESIGN FOR EXPERIMENTAL INVESTIGATIONS" , 22nd International Congress of Mechanical Engineering (COBEM 2013), November 3-7, 2013, Ribeirão Preto, SP, Brazil
http://www.abcm.org.br/anais/cobem/2013/PDF/483.pdf [full text]

Patrícia Capistrano Teixeira, Paulo Gilberto de Paula Toro, "PRELIMINARY PERFORMANCE PARAMETERS OF THE HYPERSONIC VEHICLE 14-X B", 22nd International Congress of Mechanical Engineering (COBEM 2013), November 3-7, 2013, Ribeirão Preto, SP, Brazil
http://www.abcm.org.br/app/webroot/anais/cobem/2013/PDF/416.pdf [full text]


David Romanelli Pinto, Carlos Eduardo Oliveira da Silva, Sidney Bariani Cruzelles, Victor Alves Barros Galvão, Thiago Victor Cordeiro Marcos, Giannino Ponchio Camillo, Paulo Gilberto de Paula Toro, "BRAZILIAN 14-X HYPERSONIC SCRAMJET AEROSPACE VEHICLE EXPERIMENTAL INVESTIGATION AT MACH NUMBER 10", 22nd International Congress of Mechanical Engineering (COBEM 2013), November 3-7, 2013, Ribeirão Preto, SP, Brazil, http://www.abcm.org.br/app/webroot/anais/cobem/2013/PDF/476.pdf [full text]

Jayme Rodrigues Teixeira da Silva, Paulo Gilberto de Paula Toro, "BRAZILIAN 14-X B HYPERSONIC SCRAMJET AEROSPACE VEHICLE AEROTHERMODYNAMIC CODE", 22nd International Congress of Mechanical Engineering (COBEM 2013), November 3-7, 2013, Ribeirão Preto, SP, Brazil
http://www.abcm.org.br/app/webroot/anais/cobem/2013/PDF/481.pdf [full text]

2014
A. F. Moura, A computational stufy of the airflow in scramjet intakes [Dissertation of Master in Sciences In Space and Technology], Instituto Tecnologico de Aeronautica, São José dos Campos, Brazil, 2014.

2015

2016


I.S. Rêgo(a) T.V.C. Marcos(b) D. Romanelli Pinto(c) R.G.S. Vilela(d) V.A.B. Galvão(d) A. Pivetta(d) G.P. Camilo(a) J.R.T. Silva(d) B.C. Lima(d) A.K.Carvalhal(d) R.L.Cardoso(d) J.F.A.Martos(d) A.M.Santos(a) A.C.Oliveira(a) P.G.P.Toro(a)
"Ground experimentation with 3D printed scramjet inlet models at hypervelocities", Aerospace Science and Technology, Volume 55, August 2016, Pages 307-313

2017
Marco Antonio Sala Minucci & Maj. PhD Tiago Cavalcanti Rolim, "Research on Aerothermodynamics and Hypersonics in Brazil", 21st AIAA International Space Planes and Hypersonics Technologies Conference, International Space Planes and Hypersonic Systems and Technologies Conferences, 6-9 March 2017, Xiamen, China

João Felipe de Araujo Martos, Israel da Silveira Rêgo, Sergio Nicholas Pachon Laiton, Bruno Coelho Lima, Felipe Jean Costa, and Paulo Gilberto de Paula Toro, “Experimental Investigation of Brazilian 14-X B Hypersonic Scramjet Aerospace Vehicle,” International Journal of Aerospace Engineering, vol. 2017, Article ID 5496527, 10 pages, 2017. https://doi.org/10.1155/2017/5496527.

Thiago V. Marcos, João F. Martos, Renan G. Vilela, Paulo G. de P. Toro, A. Oliveira, and Israel D. Rego. "3D Prototyping Model Design for Experimental Investigation in Hypersonic Shock Tunnel", 21st AIAA International Space Planes and Hypersonics Technologies Conference, International Space Planes and Hypersonic Systems and Technologies Conferences, 6-9 March 2017, Xiamen, China (AIAA 2017-2123)

João F. Martos, Paulo G. de P. Toro, and Israel S. Rego. "Experimental Analysis of 14-X B Hypersonic Aerospace Vehicle Compression System", 21st AIAA International Space Planes and Hypersonics Technologies Conference, International Space Planes and Hypersonic Systems and Technologies Conferences, 6-9 March 2017, Xiamen, China (AIAA 2017-2383)
https://www.hindawi.com/journals/ijae/2017/5496527/ [full text]

Victor Alves Barros Galvão, Israel Da Silveira Rego, Antonio Carlos Oliveira, Paulo Gilberto De Paula Toro, "Investigation of the Technological Demonstrator 14x B in Different Angle of Attack in Hypersonic Velocity", presented at: ICAMAME 2017 : 19th International Conference on Aerospace, Mechanical, Automotive and Materials Engineering, Prague, Czech Republic, March 23-24, 2017; published in International Journal of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering, Vol:11, No:3, 2017

Sergio N. P. Laitón, João F. A. Martos, David Romanelli Pinto, Israel S. Rêgo, Antonio C. Oliveira and Paulo G. P. Toro, "Numerical Study of Flow Characteristics of the 14-X B Hypersonic Aerospace Vehicle Inlet with Blunted Leading Edge", 7TH EUROPEAN CONFERENCE FOR AERONAUTICS AND SPACE SCIENCES (EUCASS), DOI: 10.13009/EUCASS2017-301
https://www.eucass.eu/doi/EUCASS2017-301.pdf (full text)

Felipe Jean da Costa, Tiago C. Rolim, Antonio C. de Oliveira, and Paulo G. Toro. "Scramjet Design and Analysis for Experimental Investigation on Supersonic Combustion with Energy Addition", 53rd AIAA/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference, AIAA Propulsion and Energy Forum, (AIAA 2017-4988)

[PRESS article] Nelza Oliveira/Diálogo, "Brazilian Air Force Project May Revolutionize Nation’s Space Vehicle", 17 May 2017

[PRESS article] Edson Marcon, "Primeiro avião hipersônico brasileiro deve ser testado em 2020 — Brasil testará avião hipersônico em 2020", Jornal GGN (SP).
quoted in: NOTIMP - NOTICIÁRIO DA IMPRENSA 104/2017 - 14/04/2017, http://fab.mil.br/notimp/mostra/14-04-2017

2018

Luis T. L. C. Paolicchi and Wilson F. N. Santos. "Length-to-Depth Ratio Effects on Aerodynamic Surface Quantities of a Hypersonic Gap Flow", AIAA Journal, Vol. 56, No. 2 (2018), pp. 780-792.

Gustavo J. da Costa, Dercy Felix da Silva, Felipe Jean da Costa, Bruno C. Lima, David R. Pinto, Ronaldo d. Cardoso, Paulo G. Toro, Marco A. Minucci, Antonio Carlos Oliveira, and Israel d. Rêgo. "Preliminary Design of an Aerodynamic Protection for the scramjet Engine Inlet of the Brazilian Technological Demonstrator scramjet 14-X S", 22nd AIAA International Space Planes and Hypersonics Systems and Technologies Conference, AIAA SPACE Forum, (AIAA 2018-5386)

Bruno C. Lima, João F. Martos, Israel d. Rêgo, David R. Pinto, and Felipe Jean da Costa. "High temperature effects in conical nozzle flow", 22nd AIAA International Space Planes and Hypersonics Systems and Technologies Conference, AIAA SPACE Forum, (AIAA 2018-5322)

2019

[Political context] Jair Bolsonaro was elected President of the Republic of Brazil on October 28, 2018 and sworn in on January 1 st, 2019, succeeding Michel Temer. Fernando Azevedo e Silva (born February 4, 1954) was named Minister of Defence on November 13 , 2018.

[PRESS article] Yuri Vasconcelos, "Faster than a bullet — Brazilian researchers develop aerial vehicle capable of hypersonic flight", Pesquisa FASPEP, Issue # 275, jan. 2019 citing "Preliminary experimental investigation on supersonic combustion (nº 04/00525-7); Grant Mechanism Regular Research Grant; Principal Investigator Paulo Gilberto de Paula Toro (IEAv); Investment R$2,206,289.32."


RELATED INITIATIVES / ANCILLARY RESEARCH / SIDE PROGRAMS

1 - SARA (SAtelite de Reentrada Atmosferica) project


Pessoa-Filho, J. B., 1997, “Aquecimento do Ponto de Estagnação do SARA durante Reentrada Atmosférica", CTA/IAE, NT-146/ASE-N/97 (internal report).

Koldaev, V. and Moraes, P. Jr., 1997, "Design of a recovery system for small orbital payloads", Proceedings of the 14th Brazilian Congress of Mechanical Engineering, Bauru, São Paulo, Brazil.

Felix Sharipov (Departamento de Fisica, Universidade Federal do Parana, Caixa Postal 19044, 81531-990 Curitiba, Brazil), "Hypersonic Flow of Rarefied Gas Near the Brazilian Satellite During its Reentry into Atmosphere", Brazilian Journal of Physics, vol.33, no.2, June 2003, pp.398-405 http://www.scielo.br/pdf/ /bjp/v33n2/a44v33n2.pdf

Paulo Gilberto de Paula Toro, Marco Antonio Sala Minucci, José Brosler Chanes Jr., Antonio Garcia Ramos, "Experimental Hypersonic Investigation on Micro-Satellite SARA"

Rodrigo C. Palharini and Joao Luiz F. Azevedo. "Thermochemical Nonequilibrium Computations of a Brazilian Reentry Satellite", 20th AIAA International Space Planes and Hypersonic Systems and Technologies Conference, International Space Planes and Hypersonic Systems and Technologies Conferences, (AIAA 2015-3510)

Rodrigo C. Palharini and João Luiz F. Azevedo. "Thermochemical Nonequilibrium Computations of a Brazilian Reentry Satellite", Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets, Vol. 54, No. 4 (2017), pp. 961-966.

2 - RISCRAM (student) project

FWIW. Back in spring 2015, Marco Gabaldo [student] patented an acronymic scramjet which, coupled with CGI.
Marco GABALDO, "Engine for hypersonic aircrafts with supersonic combustor", Patent WO2016157224A1, Filed 2015-04-03, Published 2016-10-06
www.riscram.us


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Hi.

Some pictures extracted from some of the above publications. I was a bit too fast renaming the files. Please correct and change VHA-1B into VHA-14XB. Well… you get it. The name 14B means something: it actually refers to Santos-Dumont "14-Bis" aircraft / kite flown in 1906.

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source: Nelza Oliveira/Diálogo, "Brazilian Air Force Project May Revolutionize Nation’s Space Vehicle", 17 May 2017

caption: Lieutenant Norton Assis, hypersonic researcher, and Israel Rêgo, head of IEAv’s Laboratory of Aerothermodynamics and Hypersonics, with a model of the 14-X. (Photo: Master Sergeant Alexandre Manfrim/Brazilian Air Force)
 

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Here's a interesting lecture. Event though presentation slides are scarce.

Marco Antonio Sala Minucci & Maj. PhD Tiago Cavalcanti Rolim, "RESEARCH ON AEROTHERMODYNAMICS AND HYPERSONICS IN BRAZIL", 21st AIAA International Space Planes and Hypersonic Systems and Technologies - 6 to 9 March 2017, Xiamen, China

this AIAA presentation is available from:
https://info.aiaa.org/tac/pc/HYTAPC/Shared%20Documents/Meeting%20Presentations/Hypersonics%202017/Global%20Reports/Brazil/AIAA%20Global%20Report%20Brazil%201.pdf
 

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Hi,

Here is some clarification. As far as I have understood, as of 2018, 3 project variants fall within the scope of FAB's [Força Aérea Brasileira]'s initiative called "Projeto de Propulsão Hipersônica com Ar Aspirado – PropHiper – 14X"

  1. The original "intented" "vision" VHA 14 X aerospace vehicle
  2. An asymmetric, experimental, (single) scramjet powered waverider called the "14X B"
  3. A symmetric (mirror-like), experimental, over/under scramjet configuration called "14X S" discussed at length in a November 2013 paper (maybe earlier)
Other scholar, experimental studies included inward turning scramjet configuration.
That's it.

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Hi,

Below are some videos of interest related to the hypersonic program, used as an archive repository.
This video list will be regularly updated as the case may be, like what I did with the above reference list (the post was considerably edited and grew up).

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Source: Jeferson Vieira Fernandes - Added on youtube 3/06/2012

Source: TVNBR - Progressista - Added on youtube 9/04/2017

Source: TVNBR - Added on youtube 19/04/2017
 

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Hi,

An interesting related blog post from 2016 where stratasys shows off their 3D printed applications to hypersonic testing…

Carrie Wyman Carrie Wyman, "3D Printed Aircraft Prototypes for Flight Readiness with Stratasys Solutions"
Oct 27, 2016 ;


... matching this scholar publication:

I.S.Rêgoa T.V.C. MarcosbD. Romanelli PintocR.G.S. VileladV.A.B.GalvãodA. PivettadG.P. CamiloaJ.R.T. SilvadB.C. LimadA.K.CarvalhaldR.L.CardosodJ.F.A.MartosdA.M.SantosaA.C.OliveiraaP.G.P.Toroa
"Ground experimentation with 3D printed scramjet inlet models at hypervelocities", Aerospace Science and Technology, Volume 55, August 2016, Pages 307-313

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Hi,

Here is an article of interest published in the January 2019 issue of Pesquisa FAPESP, the science magazine of Fundação de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado de São Paulo (FAPESP).

This organization, known in english as the "São Paulo Research Foundation" is "a public foundation located in São Paulo, Brazil, with the aim of providing grants, funds and programs to support research, education and innovation of private and public institutions and companies in the state of São Paulo. It was founded in 1962 and is maintained by endowments by the State government which are guaranteed as a fixed percentage of the State's tax, besides the income generated by the financial revenues of its own assets. FAPESP is an important institution for Brazilian science. Its investment on directed and priority projects, such as genomic science and industrial innovation, has resulted in a great international visibility for Brazilian science and technology. It has also supported the use of digital information technologies in São Paulo, such as the Academic Network of São Paulo (the academic Internet provider in the state), SciElo (a digital library), and a pioneering network of virtual research institutes. FAPESP is active in the popularization of science. It publishes a science magazine, which has been awarded the José Reis Award for the Divulgation of Science by the National Council of Scientific and Technological Development (CNPq)." (source: Wikipedia)

The article reference has been added to the timeline above, expanded to 2019.

Two pictures extracted from this reference are attached herein.

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Yuri Vasconcelos, "Faster than a bullet — Brazilian researchers develop aerial vehicle capable of hypersonic flight", Pesquisa, Issue # 275, jan. 2019
 

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Hi.

Another article with project status:

Edição: Agência Força Aérea, por Tenente Gabrielli - Revisão: Capitão Landenberger, "Concluída mais uma etapa do projeto de desenvolvimento de um veículo hipersônico —Instituto de Estudos Avançados recebe projeto detalhado do demonstrador tecnológico SCRamjet," Noticias / Força Aérea Brasileira, 21/02/2019 09:30

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