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Nonweiler Waverider


British manned spaceplane. Study 1951. The Nonweiler Waverider of the 1950`s was the original caret wing waverider concept. Developed by Professor Terence R F Nonweiler, of Queen's University, Belfast.

This was the concept which spawned all the other waverider concepts. The first paper written by Nonweiler on the subject was in 1951.

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  • Nonweiler Waverider - . Nation: UK. Spacecraft: Nonweiler Waverider. Summary: The Nonweiler Waverider was a caret wing hypersonic waverider concept developed by Professor Terence R.F. Nonweiler, of Queen`s University, Belfast..

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