Fly Gracefully - Is there a future for supersonic travel?

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    I’m too young and not French/British so I don’t really remember Concorde. Apparently Concorde was doomed for several reasons including noise, fuel cost, and the crash. Going from London or Paris to NYC in just a few short hours became a thing of the past since regardless of the crash,...
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    Just do not forget how cramped and painful it was. It was fast, but had little else to recommend it. That was enough for me! However, nearly all RJ's and turboprops today have more room than Concorde did. Even for 3 1/2 hours that was quite unpleasant.
     

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