With little fanfare, the race is on to build a Mach 2.0 private jet with a reduced sonic boom.
By Bill Sweetman
Posted 01.16.2002 at 8:00 pm 2 Comments
When a Concorde jet on its way from Paris to New York crashed on July 25, 2000, killing all 109 people aboard and four on the ground, the event was not simply a tragedy -- it seemed a metaphor for the sorry state of supersonic air travel.
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