News China planning to build spaceplane

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A something isn't something until there's a cheap Chinese knock-off of it.
 

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I'm planning on quitting my job and retiring to be a millionaire playboy. But until it actually happens...

Well, at least we might get a really nice powerpoint?
 

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I think I saw a skylon-like photo posted for this Chinese spaceplane - earlier this year on this very forum. That's when I though "it's a knock-off".

However looking at the pics of the engine in the article, they look more like a "conventional" (ahem) SR-71 type with most of the core bypassed and running like a ramjet. ASSUMING this is what the plan actually is, of course.

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Is there anyone on this forum that doesn't want to build a spaceplane? :huh:
 

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Target service date 2030. And that's assuming it isn't just some wild story...Meh
 

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We build them for Orbiter, free !!!!
 
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