Re: SST development

From: (Chris Stone)
Organization: Dept. of Math & Stat, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque
Date:         03 Sep 96 01:16:59 
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In article <airliners.1996.1702@ohare.Chicago.COM>,
Don Stokes <> wrote:

>Actually, the SST got axed at least partly because it wasn't going to be
>as useful as subsonic airliners simply due to the sonic boom problem.
>That problem wasn't one that could be made to go away by throwing more
>money at it.

On an interesting note, I read in "Finansovaya Izvestiia," the Russian
version of the Financial Times, that Boeing and the Tupolev design bureau
are cooperating on building a next-generation SST.  Any comments or
further info on this project?