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Incredible! Fly Paris to Tokyo in just 2.5 hours

Last updated on: June 21, 2011 09:09 IST

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This supersonic plane can fly from Paris to Tokyo in just 2.5 hours.

The world's first hypersonic passenger jet from EADS will fly these hi-tech planes from London to Sydney in just three-and-a-half-hours.

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Image: Hypersonic passenger jet from EADS.

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The eco-friendly plane called ZEHST (Zero Emission Hypersonic Transportation), the jet will be propelled by a mixture of hydrogen and oxygen so its only emission would be water vapour.

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While the concept was unveiled at the Paris Air Show, it will become a reality by 2050. It is propelled by biofuel sourced from seaweed.

The plane can zoom to an altitude of 32 kilometres.

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Image: ZEHST plane.

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EADS in collaboration with Japan plans to build the prototype by 2020. The jet can carry up to 100 passengers.


Image: Supersonic plane from EADS.

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