By 2035, three decades after the Concorde was retired, demand and technology could come together to make economically and technically viable a supersonic airliner with 100+ seats. But substantial new technology will be needed to ensure such an aircraft meets sonic boom, noise and emissions requirements. Those are the conclusions of advanced supersonic-transport concept studies conducted for NASA by Boeing and Lockheed Martin. Both companies developed configurations meeting aggressive ...

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