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Falcon HTV-2: Lost in space

Falcon HTV-2: Lost in space

By 12 August 2011

Oh dear. When we brought you news on Thursday about the Falcon HTV-2; the fastest plane ever that was preparing to take flight, we didn't think it would end like this. Officials at the US Defence Advance Research Projects Agency (DARPA) announced that... >>

Falcon HTV-2: The fastest plane ever prepares to take flight

Falcon HTV-2: The fastest plane ever prepares to take flight

By 11 August 2011

DARPA’s Falcon Hypersonic Technology Vehicle 2 (HTV2) will take to the skies on Friday (its 11 August flight was cancelled due to the weather) for its second, and final, test flight - where it will reach speeds of 13,000mph. A speed that makes it easily... >>