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By skooter
Cebu : Philippines | almost 2 years ago  
Skooter reporting 08/15/12 A test flight of the hypersonic jet Waverider has been conducted by the US military aiming to reach Mach 6 (4,300mph; 6,900km/h) above the Pacific Ocean....
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