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The Soviet SST

When most of us think about supersonic airline service, we instantly think of the Anglo-French Concorde.  Likewise, most people think the Concordes were the only supersonic transport (SST) planes ever put into commercial service.  Actually, the USSR got a two-month … Continue reading

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A Few Odd Observations

I enjoy watching my fellow passengers whenever I decide to use an airliner to travel somewhere.  I wonder if they are feeling nonchalant or putting on an act about their attitudes about flying.  Consider that we’re at the mercy of … Continue reading

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