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In theory, the air-breathing engine
could propel an aeroplane to speeds of Mach 7 or faster, enabling around-the-world flights that would take several hours.
designs have several advantages over rockets for hypersonic applications, scientists said.
It set world airspeed records for an aircraft powered by an air-breathing engine