Development of the USAF HyTech Scramjet Engine Demonstrator

Dane Reid Wilson


This paper will deal only with the hypersonic missile component of the Hytech program - specifically with the development of the current generation hydrocarbon fuelled engine for the missile developed throughout the HySet sub program. The paper reviews the Aerojet Strut jet Concept, Performance Test Engine and the first and second generation Ground Engine Demonstrator with a review of the tests conducted. The paper concludes with a description of the flight testing still to be done within the program.

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