VIDEO: Venture HVX: 3D Printing goes Hypersonic with Response Engines
How is 3D printing advancing hypersonic flight?
Introduced throughout Farnborough Worldwide Airshow 2022, HVX is a reusable Mach 5-plus program undertaken by Rolls-Royce, the UK authorities’s Defence Science and Applied sciences Lab (DSTL), the RAF’s Speedy Capabilities Workplace, and Response Engines.
The HVX program combines Rolls-Royce’s jet engine expertise with warmth exchanger expertise developed by Response Engines. Additive Manufacturing, aka industrial 3D Printing, is an enabling expertise.
On this video, Response Engines’ rocket scientists Dr. Robert Bond, Head of Future Programmes, and Dr. Emma Ryan, Product Industrialisation Lead, clarify extra in regards to the SABRE engine and the HVX mission.