Pioneering a new class of propulsion for reusable launch vehicles

Our goal is to deliver a truly versatile propulsion system – a hybrid air-breathing rocket engine that can power an aircraft from a standing start to over five times the speed of sound for hypersonic flight in the atmosphere, and over 25 times the speed of sound for space access. With its wide range of operation and scalability, the Synergetic Air-Breathing Rocket Engine (SABRE) represents a defining moment in powered flight.

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SABRE

A new class of engine for propelling both high speed aircraft and spacecraft.

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Technology

We have developed world leading capabilities in advanced heat exchanger development, design and manufacture.

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Capabilities

To build the world’s most powerful cooling systems, we’ve invested in the most advanced manufacturing technology.

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The potential to revolutionise multiple industries

Reaction Engines’ patented heat exchanger technologies present the opportunity to create a step change in thermal management solutions across a range of industries including aerospace, automotive, energy and industrial processes.

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REACTION ENGINES TEST PROGRAMME FULLY VALIDATES PRECOOLER AT HYPERSONIC HEAT CONDITIONS

Reaction Engines has successfully tested its innovative precooler at airflow temperature conditions representing Mach 5, or five times the speed of sound, marking a significant milestone in the development of its SABRE™ engine and paving the way for a revolution in hypersonic flight and space access.

22.10.19
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Reaction Engines wins prestigious Institute of Physics Award

Reaction Engines is recognised by the Institute of Physics, winning a Business Innovation award at the institute's annual Business Awards in Westminster.

18.10.19
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Reaction Engines to support research into UK spaceport feasibility

Reaction Engines launches feasibility study with Machrihanish Airbase Community Company as part of UK government funded research into UK Spaceport sites

26.09.19
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Reaction Engines participating in UK MOD - funded research programme to develop hypersonic propulsion systems

The Ministry of Defence intends to place a £10M contract to develop hypersonic propulsion systems for increased aircraft performance and capability.

17.07.19
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