Firm Airbus will not stop with the creation of the space Shuttle on order and patented NASA hypersonic jet apparatus. This magic technique is capable of speeds equal to 4.5 the speed of sound.
It tells Business Insider, the aircraft can fly from London to new York for an hour. For comparison: Airbus A330 on a similar route takes up to 8 hours.
On the basis of the patent application, the vessel is considered hypersonic air vehicle that includes a fuselage, triangular wing on each side of the fuselage and the engines, is able to bring the machine in motion." Also, thanks to the 3 engines of various ship types will be able to reach a cruising speed of more than 5 thousand km per hour.
As we were informed Days.<url>, Airbus filed a patent for a flying saucer in the European space and defensive concern (EADS). Some experts have dubbed the new aircraft doughnut. It needs to land and take off under the new scheme. Boarding will be through the center of the cabin. "Donut" will be able to spend less fuel than conventional planes.
Inside the flying saucer from Airbus passengers will sit in a round room, and the food will be transported by specialized tape. "The content of this invention is to provide a common, economical and effective solution to the difficulties", - is told in the patent application. In Airbus stress that the firm is only trying to protect the idea, the active development of a "doughnut" was not performed.
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