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The Concorde, a supersonic golden jubilee

Fifty years ago this month, the supersonic Concorde took off and changed aviation history. For the first time, civilians could fly at twice the speed of sound – Mach 2 or 2,469 kms/hr – faster than the Earth’s rotation, so fast they actually time-traveled: depart 6 pm and arrive 4.30 pm the same day. Pilot […]

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