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Airbus invented a rocket-powered airliner that can cross the Atlantic in an hour

Airbus just patented a hypersonic jet, capable of travelling from New York to London in an hour. Using a Combination of three engines, the jet climbs vertically like the Space Shuttle, before levelling out and flying at a top speed of mach 4.5 

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