#Concorde

NASA’s “Son of Concorde” X-59 Set for Historic First Flight

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Imagine flying from New York to London only to land across the pond in a mere 90 minutes. This hyper-fast future of air travel is approaching liftoff as NASA prepares its trailblazing X-59 jet for a history-making inaugural test flight. Dubbed the "Son of Concorde," NASA's bullet-nosed X-59...

Concorde Takes Flight Again – The Legacy of Supersonic Travel

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Twenty years after the Concorde supersonic airliner took its last flight into Filton, Bristol, in 2003, aviation enthusiasts commemorate its legacy with model tribute flights and local events. As an aerospace icon designed and built in Filton, Concorde holds particular significance in the Bristol community. The Woodspring...

Supersonic passenger flights to return by 2029

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The US-based airline, United is planning to bring 15 new supersonic airliners into serve by 2029 - signaling the return of supersonic speeds to commercial aviation. The announcement means that there will have been a 26 gap between the last commercial supersonic flight - when Concorde retired -...