Tiny SST (was: SST development)

From:         Peter Dowden <peter@newton.otago.ac.nz>
Organization: University of Otago, Dunedin, NZ
Date:         13 Sep 96 03:03:36 
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In the 80s/early 90s a SST of bizjet size was proposed, by
Gulfstream/Sukhoi. Whatever happened to this? A typical modern jumbo has a
dozen first class seats in its 300-odd total, so a dozen-seater SST seems
to me to be a realistic size, and it would be lower-risk technology wise
than a big SST. Could be quieter on takeoff too.