LOS ANGELES—Supersonic business-jet developer Spike Aerospace is poised to begin flight tests of a scaled, proof-of-concept demonstrator which will validate the low-speed aerodynamics of its intended Mach 1.6 S-512 aircraft. The Boston-based company says the SX-1.2 will focus on stability and control tests, and will be followed by a series of progressively larger and faster demonstrators. “This is a small scale, unmanned, fixed wing unmanned air vehicle. It will be flying from ...


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