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US tested hypersonic rocket sled

The U.S. Air Force Testing Center (U.S. Air Force) uploaded a video of a missile sled on YouTube that managed to reach a speed of Mach 8.6 (10,620 kilometers per hour) on a track located at Holloman Air Base (New Mexico). Details of the test are not reported. According to The Drive, the airbase "could […]

F-22 tested in hot seat mode

Pilots from the 43rd Fighter Squadron at the Tyndall base (Florida) of the United States Air Force conducted fifth-generation F-22 Raptor fighters with hot seat and hot pit training. The corresponding video is published on the page of the airbase on Facebook. In the commentary to the video, it is noted that exercises contribute to […]

NASA has tested the first Martian helicopter

Representatives of NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory conducted the first tests of a Mars Helicopter Mars-drone helicopter. This is reported on the official website of the laboratory. An electric aircraft weighing 1.8 kilograms was in the air for a total of 75 minutes. It is noted that the flight tests were carried out on March 27 […]

Nuclear B-52 bomber tested hypersonic missile

The strategic bomber B-52H Stratofortress of the Air Force of the USA made the first flight with the hypersonic AGM-183A aeroballistic missile, reports The Drive. The test flight took place on June 12 at Edwards Air Force Base (California). A rocket without a warhead was suspended under one of the wings of the bomber and […]