[ExI] Skylon- a plane that can fly anywhere in under four hours!
spike66 at att.net
Wed Dec 17 17:31:56 UTC 2014
>… On Behalf Of John Grigg
Subject: [ExI] Skylon- a plane that can fly anywhere in under four hours!
"This craft is powered by a new kind of engine, known as a SABRE engine…
This was developed by the British, and amazingly, not the United States, despite our huge defense budget... ; )
John : )
John I am not going to get too excited by this until I see that they can make that precooler perform the way they say it will. I did the numbers on this a few years ago and they suggested that this precooler would need to be higher performing than any heat exchanger we have. If the Brits get it to work, then I will offer a Jolly good show, chaps, jolly good.
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