Concorde’s 50th Anniversary Marked Amid Civil Supersonic Revival

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As the drive toward sustainable commercial supersonic aircraft begins to accelerate, it seems remarkable that half a century ago the first supersonic airliner prototypes were already entering flight testing and the coming high-speed leap in civil aviation was viewed as a near-term inevitability. Yet...
Guy Norris

Guy is a Senior Editor for Aviation Week, covering technology and propulsion. He is based in Colorado Springs.

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