Re: Concorde

Date:         15 Nov 96 12:25:38 
From:         Francis.Jambon@imag.fr (Francis JAMBON)
Organization: CLIPS-IMAG, Grenoble, France
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In article (Dans l'article) <airliners.1996.2393@ohare.Chicago.COM>, Rich
Webb <95rgw2@eng.cam.ac.uk> wrote (écrivait) :

> What is the top speed of Concorde, AND more importantly, can it maintain
> this speed (or any supersonic speed) without the aid of afterburners?

Mach 2.02 and the afterburners are used only for takeoff and initial
climb. See the unofficial (but very complete) Concorde page for more
informations: http://www.utbm.fr/les.personnes/david.trebosc/e_index.htm

Francis Jambon

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