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The Hypersonic Aircraft. Photo: BAE Systems/PA Wire. BAE Systems have unearthed some great technologies that never were after a search through the research and development archives. The aerospace and defence company has produced new animations of how some of the more daring advances might have looked if they had been developed further. The fighter jet take-off platform. Credit: BAE Systems/PA Wire. A jumping Jeep, a vertical lift jet, a reusable hypersonic rocket and a vertical jet engine launching platform were all ideas which never made it off the ground. Coinciding with the opening of a new centre to celebrate heritage at the Company’s military aircraft factory in Warton, the unique desi... Full story

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