Archive for August, 2014

Firing Number 150

Saturday, August 23rd, 2014

Yesterday we conducted our 150th supersonic run with the shock tube. We’re getting pretty comfortable in the mach 2 to 3 range.

Data Dart Program

Saturday, August 23rd, 2014

We’re slowly expanding the flight envelope of our micro hypersonic vehicle. A few days ago night we flew it to 378 mph. That’s right at half mach.

Shock Tube Upgrades

Tuesday, August 19th, 2014

The hypersonic shock tube just keeps getting bigger.

High Speed Research at JP Aerospace

Tuesday, August 19th, 2014

We’re putting together a short video on hypersonic research at JPA. Here’s a still of one of our micro hypersonic vehicles during a low speed checkout flight. By low speed we mean 326 mph.