Research to define acceptable boom limit paces return of supersonic travel
Eight years after the Concorde was retired, civil aviation remains firmly limited to subsonic speeds. Market studies continue to show an untapped demand for high-speed flight, but the financial commitment to tackle the technical challenges of developing an economically and environmentally viable supersonic transport has yet to materialize. The central challenge is reducing sonic boom, and the key questions that must be answered before a next-generation supersonic transport can be ...
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