The US Air Force has broken the MagLev world speed record by accelerating a sled down a magnetic track and 633 miles per hour.
The new world record was set at the Holloman Air Force Base by the 846 Test Squadron using a sled and a track with superconductor magnets, have a look at the video below.
With the flick of a spark the 846th Test Squadron’s magnetically levitated sled system, or MagLev, broke a world record. Followed by a plume of smoke, the rocket propelled sled zipped down the 2,100 foot track at 633 miles per hour.
The previous record was 513 miles per hour which was also set by the same team, this record was doen a few days before the 633 miles per hour run.
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