Re: OT [gundam] Civilian Space Travel


Prabal Nandy (nandy@U.Arizona.EDU)
Fri, 2 Apr 1999 14:12:07 -0700 (MST)


> I heard this "Aurora" superduper secret jet that has been alleged to

  Bahh... there's no Aurora...

> exist, and Tom Clancy confirming, possibley runs on this "pulse"
> engine. Photos of the ringed smoke trails in aviation magazines and
> the whole bit.

  Right, but that's from something else.

> Well, they brought the flying wing back, so why not. But using something
> the Nazi's used on their rockets? Ick.

  Exactly right! The pulsed engine system is very simply, the Nazi V2
jet engine system. Nice for small little glide bombs, I doubt we'll ever
see it used for manned propulsion.
                                                                -Probe

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