Latest Shaped Sonic Boom Demonstration Stories
NASA’s Supersonics Project will embark on its latest effort to soften sonic booms when a NASA F/A-18 aircraft takes to the air in a project called Farfield Investigation of No Boom Threshold, or FaINT, beginning in late October.
Early fighter pilots were sometimes called knights of the air, a reflection of medieval times when knights used blunted lances in jousting tournaments to dismount competitors from their horses.
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