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Supersonic Commercial Aviation is a Right, Not a Privilege

January 7, 2010


Pictured above is the cockpit of a Concorde, the only supersonic passenger jet used in NATO countries (the Soviets had a knockoff that was based on stolen Concorde plans.  Seriously.  See below.)   When their use was about to be suspended, Richard Branson’s Virgin Airlines offered to buy the remaining Concorde fleet, but there were some contractual problems with the maintenance  provider.  Anyhow, supersonic business jets are in various stages of readiness.  It’s a human right.

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  1. David permalink
    January 7, 2010 3:17 pm

    By the looks of that control room I could drive that thing in my sleep. Child’s play.

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