posted on Feb, 1 2006 @ 12:55 PM
Originally posted by Figher Master FIN
Wasn't the Aurora a mach 6-8 plane...??
How dare you bring this topic back up after almost 2 years?
shame on you!
But now I have to go Aurora 101 on you:
The concepts were:
1.) Mach 6-8 (big woop, the SR-71 could press mach 4.5 to 5).
2.) Mach 10-13 (And we think we can do this with 4 undersided engines!)
3.) Mach 25-30 (Which would probably cause your insides to get thrown outside of yourself if not made right).
So with the bottom two in mind, they'd have to be using special materials or covering (either like the space shuttle or something else). Thus, you'd
also have to look at weight, and thrust. All of which you probably can't find online unfortunately.
I'm beginning to think that instead of an Aurora coverup there's a UCAV X-30/43 coverup going on, as in the fact, that they're using what they have
in more departments than testing, or that there are more than what is just mentioned. But I don't have any proof of the last two statements, only the
first, which would say "there may be an aurora".