Imagine a world where you could fly from Washington D.C. to London in less than four hours. What a bright future that would be! Wait, did we say future? We meant past: until 2003, a commercial airliner flew at such supersonic speeds, cutting down international travel time by a tremendous amount. It was known as the Concorde, and it hasn't flown since. There's a good reason for that.
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Written by Curiosity Staff June 7, 2017
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