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1966 Lockheed SST Advertisement

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Unfortunately for the child pictured in this advertisement, he would never get to experience supersonic travel on 'America's SST' - the L-2000. The ad was placed in Aviation Week & Space Technology in 1967, before Lockheed lost the contract for the government-funded competition to Boeing's 2707, which was subsequently canceled for economic reasons. 

See also: 1967 Concorde Advertisement

► Aviation Week is approaching its 100th anniversary in 2016. In a series of blogs, our editors highlight editorial content from the magazine's long and rich history, including viewpoints from the industry's most iconic names and stories that have helped change the shape of the industry.

 

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