Re: Concorde's other customers

Date:         24 Nov 97 03:27:49 
From:         tschell@s.psych.uiuc.edu (Terry Schell)
Organization: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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Andrew Weir <andyweir@compuserve.com> writes:
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>Without its extra speed, the only thing giving it an edge, it was useless
>(with the exception of some Atlantic and maybe polar routes). The great
>mystery to me is why the sonic bang problem was not addressed before the
>prototype flew. And as for its normal noise, ever heard one of them
>take-off? Ouch.

I don't know why people make such a big deal about the noise of the
concord on take off.  It really isn't much louder than a Harrier Jump
jet hovering over your head.  ;-)