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Faster than the speed of SOUND: Nasa’s radical future plan for plane travel

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The experimental X-planes were tested out by the American aeronaut agency back in the 1940s and they’re set to make a comeback.

One of the models is a twin-hull plane called the ‘double bubble’ D8 and fast enough to break the sound barrier.

Aurora Flight Sciences teamed up with MIT researchers to develop the futuristic plane in 2008.

Nasa has finally granted £2.19million to bring one of the models to life.  – READ MORE

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