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China: developed material resistant to hypersonic speeds
First applications only in space or even in the military?
China would have developed a new material capable of withstanding temperatures above 3000 degrees Celsius, which would be caused by the friction of the earth's atmosphere in the case of flights with airplanes at hypersonic speeds. According to "Global Times" and the chief designer Fan Jinglian the material would allow to allow an aircraft to remain at high altitude for several hours at a speed...
AVIONEWS - World Aeronautical Press Agency