NEWS: Supersonic failure?

From: J Corbally (
Date: Mon Apr 23 2001 - 16:36:02 MDT

It's official, supersonic flight is "doomed"

>Keep on packing your paperbacks when you are taking a long-haul flight
>because supersonic planes are never going to take off.
>Sceptics say plans to use aircraft that fly faster than the speed of sound
>to slash journey times are "doomed".

Guess I'll have to get that copy of "The Spike"

>"No future supersonic transport will be anything other than a flop"
>Richard Wiggs, Anti-Concorde Project

Sounds like a challenge to me:)


"If you can't take a little bloody nose, maybe you ought to go back home and
crawl under your bed. It's not safe out here. It's wondrous, with treasures
to satiate desires both subtle and gross. But it's not for the timid."
-Q, Star Trek:TNG episode 'Q Who'

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