Re: TU144 supersonic airliner

Date:         17 May 97 15:15:51 
From:         shafer@ferhino.dfrc.nasa.gov (Mary Shafer)
Organization: NASA Dryden Flight Research Center, Edwards CA
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On 09 May 97 03:29:02 , baejs3201@aol.com (BAEJS3201) said:

D> What are happen to the Tuplov TU144 that NASA was leasing for
D> supersonic testing,are they still leasing it.

We just had the fourth flight, which was mostly to check out
instrumentation.  This was announced in a weekly status meeting and,
from the brief snippet I read in the notes of the meeting, it sounds
like there's no near-term termination planned.

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