[NTLK] OT;up In The Sky

From: Woo Lee (vitcitylb_at_earthlink.net)
Date: Thu Jun 27 2002 - 23:18:18 EDT

Also the fact it either needs two types of engines(subsonic to get to
'scramming velocity') or needs to be 'dropped at speed'. IIRC Lockheed
was/is designing a modular 'fan-->scram-->fan' engine(s).
Main payload _fuel_! :-D
>That's a ramjet where the fuel and air mix and combust while the incoming
>air is still moving supersonically, in sharp contrast to the ramjet
>operation (as outlined above). The reason it's taking so long to build a
>scramjet is that mixing and supersonic flow are damn near mutually
>- Eric.

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