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Current France, Germany and Japan high-speed aviation programs

flateric

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Very interesting papers on current state of high-speed transport, hypersonic transports, airbreather launcher research programs from MBDA/ONERA, DLR and JAXA
http://www.aiaa.org/pdf/conferences/Maita.pdf
http://www.aiaa.org/pdf/conferences/frenchRThypersonics06.pdf
http://www.aiaa.org/pdf/conferences/hypersonics06hannemann.pdf

Some interesting motherships appears=)
 

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A cryogenic, expander-cycle TBCC - now that's pretty cool in and of itself :D
 

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Standard fare actually.
The other alternative is a gas generator kerosene tbcc engine.
 
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