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To: Carbonsteel

“The strides in man flight in the 50’s and 60’s were astounding!
What happened??!!”

We basically ran into the boundary of the materials thermodynamics envelope for atmospheric aircraft which also intersects with the economics envelope. Consequently attention turned to making aircraft stealthier rather than faster.


28 posted on 08/04/2014 2:47:42 PM PDT by Kirkwood (Zombie Hunter)
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To: Kirkwood

Physics is a bitch, and a blessing.


32 posted on 08/04/2014 2:59:06 PM PDT by mylife
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