Boeing's new hypersonic plane could circle the globe in 3 hours

Boeing has developed a hypersonic plane that is faster than a speeding bullet. So fast, in fact, that it could circle the globe in just three hours, according to the manufacturer. The plane would use its own shockwaves to increase its speed, and could herald an entirely new era of flight. 'Simply put, I believe the United States is on the verge of a hypersonics revolution," said one Lockheed Martin VP. The plane is being developed as a reconnaissance or strike plane, and could hit...

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