Spending Big, China Working On Mach 10-25 Wind Tunnel

Credit: FD21: National University of Defense Technology
BEIJING—China is developing a hypersonic wind tunnel capable of simulating speeds of Mach 10-25, state television says in a report that suggests abundant funding for such equipment. The installation’s ultimate purpose will be to support development of a spaceplane, says Han Jialai, a researcher of...
Bradley Perrett

Bradley Perrett covered China, Japan, South Korea and Australia. He is a Mandarin-speaking Australian.

Guy Norris

Guy is a Senior Editor for Aviation Week, covering technology and propulsion. He is based in Colorado Springs.

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