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Shockwaves, and the Beauty of Supersonic Flight

Schlieren photography has been used for decades to visualize shockwaves generated by supersonic aircraft - creating some iconic images of which my avatar is just one example - but usually it is used with scale models in windtunnels. Now NASA has captured the shockwaves from full-size aircraft flying supersonically, using ground-to-air schlieren photography. ( More...

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Roland Dent 1
The link is inop...user removed.

this is the link
Robb Hodges 1
This video has been removed by the user?????
Roland Dent 1
Happens a lot in industry. They don't like competitors learning.


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