One cool thing about technology is that it's always improving: the phone in your pocket is orders of magnitude more powerful than the computer that put a man on the moon, for example. With that rapid march of progress, this might sound surprising: between the same destinations, a flight in the 1960s and '70s took less time than it does today. Why do planes travel more slowly these days? The short answer: it's more fuel efficient, and the price of fuel is one thing that hasn't improved over the decades.
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Written by Ashley Hamer May 24, 2017
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