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Take a journey into the future of aviation. Switchblade planes and sonic aircraft may soon be taking people around the world faster than ever.
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How Sonic Cruisers Will Work

Need to go from New York City to Australia, but don't have a lot of time? Book a seat on board Boeing's new sonic cruiser!

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  • How Aerobatics Works

    How Aerobatics Works

    The loops, rolls and rocketlike maneuvers these stunt pilots perform are astounding. What's the history behind aerobatics and how do they perform those tricks in the sky? See more »

  • How Sonic Cruisers Will Work

    How Sonic Cruisers Will Work

    Need to go from New York City to Australia, but don't have a lot of time? Book a seat on board Boeing's new sonic cruiser! See more »

  • How the Aeroscraft Will Work

    How the Aeroscraft Will Work

    The Aeroscraft is a heavier-than-air vehicle currently in development for use in the near future. Learn how the Aeroscraft flies and what it will be able to do. See more »

  • How the Switchblade Plane Will Work

    How the Switchblade Plane Will Work

    Aircraft that can alter their wing configurations in mid-flight have been in development since World War II. Now technology has finally caught up with the concept, and Northrop Grumman is in the process of building an unmanned shape-shifting plane: the Switchblade. Learn about variable-wing geometry. See more »

  • What is the future of supersonic flight?

    What is the future of supersonic flight?

    What is the future of supersonic flight? Learn more about the future of supersonic flight in this article. See more »

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