F-35 regularly fly's over Mach 1.6

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Unread post02 Nov 2017, 12:39

My recollection from some of the early CAIV trades was that every .1IMN above roughly ~1.6 was going to cost 500K of URF.

Given the frequency/utility of numbers beyond that, 1.6 was the number settled upon as the "requirement."


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Unread post14 Nov 2017, 09:30

Corsair1963 wrote:The new ACE/Advent Engines remind me of the J58 in many respects......


Some more details on GE's CMC production. According to this video, CMC's material properties is a key enabler of the ADVENT three stream concept.


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