Students Build World's Fastest 4-Cylnder Airplane

  • Sep 1, 2015 8:41am GMT
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With Reno right around the corner, we're always looking for stories about fast airplanes. Certainly the Unlimited Mustangs like Voodoo and Strega have staked their claim. Even Jon Sharp's Nemesis NXT shook up the racing world in the Sport Class. But what made a group of Brazilian aeronautical engineering students and their professors think THEY could build a plane that would rival these racing stalwarts?

Check these two articles on the Anequim (Portuguese for a mako shark) which just shattered multiple records!

Air&Space Magazine article

Popular Mechanics article - with video