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Making Supersonic Travel Happen Again

Flying faster than the speed of sound may not be reserved only for fighter planes and Superman. Nearly 20 years after the Concorde took its final flight, at least one company is trying to bring supersonic air travel back. Boom has already sold dozens of planes to two major U.S. carriers. But when will the new mode of transportation become a reality and what does it mean for the environment?

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    The Return of Supersonic Travel Is an Eternal Disappointment

    The Return of Supersonic Travel Is an Eternal Disappointment

    Air travel is about to get a hell of a lot faster — at least that’s what the headlines say. “American Airlines to buy supersonic jets amid clamor for …

    What supersonic travel means for you

    What supersonic travel means for you

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    CNN - By Matt Falcus

    (CNN) — There was a time when the possibilities of air travel seemed limitless. Boeing's 747 "Jumbo Jet" supersized commerical aviation, then Concorde took it supersonic. But these milestones were half a century ago, way back in 1969. Concordes have since been confined to museums due to unsustainable …

    This is the worst time to be excited about supersonic flight

    This is the worst time to be excited about supersonic flight

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    Quartz

    Blake Scholl has a vision. The former pilot and CEO of aircraft company Boom Supersonic wants “supersonic everywhere:” tens of millions of people each year rocketing around the world at a speed faster than sound. The company hopes to be not just airborne but fully operational by the mid-to-late …

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