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Concorde: The World's Fastest Supersonic Passenger Jet

The Concorde was a turbojet-powered supersonic passenger airliner, a supersonic transport capable of travelling at a maximum speed over twice the speed of sound, at Mach 2.04 (1,354 mph or 2,180 km/h at cruise altitude). It had a seating for 92 to 128 passengers. It was a product of an Anglo-French government treaty, combining the manufacturing efforts of Aérospatiale and the British Aircraft Corporation.

  2 months ago ago
Concorde: The World's Fastest Supersonic Passenger Jet

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Reasons Why The Ever Supersonic Airplane Concorde Was Banned

From 1976 until 2003, the Concorde was a British–French turbojet-powered supersonic passenger airplane that flew from London to Paris. It had a top speed of 2,180 km/h at cruising altitude, with seating for 92 to 128 people and a top acceleration of over twice the speed of sound.

  6 months ago ago
Reasons Why The Ever Supersonic Airplane Concorde Was Banned

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The Plane That Could Fly Two Times Faster Than The Speed of Sound And Why Its Operation Was Stopped

The Concorde, which was created jointly by British and French engineers began service in January 1976.The Concorde had a maximum cruising speed of 2,179 km (1,354 miles) per hour.

  8 months ago ago
The Plane That Could Fly Two Times Faster Than The Speed of Sound And Why Its Operation Was Stopped

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Concorde, The Supersonic Plane.

Imagine flying at twice the speed of sound, quite a thrill isn’t it? The Concorde - a British-French airliner- has that capability of flying at a maximum speed of 2,180 km/h at cruise altitude. This is made possible by four Rolls-Royce afterburner engines, also used on fighter jets, each engine generated 38,000 pounds of thrust. Chuck Yeager became the fastest man in a plane on October 14th 1947. He made history after test piloting Bell X-1 aircraft at an altitude of 40,000 feet breaking the sound barrier.

  11 months ago ago
Concorde, The Supersonic Plane.