Re: Concorde's Engines

Date:         18 Jun 99 01:39:31 
From: (JWizardC)
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>Could it be that at THAT speed and given the state of late '60's
>>electronics, there was a real possibility that Concorde would simply shoot
>>itself down  ;)

The F-104 is generally given credit with being the first airplane to do that.
The story goes that a pilot was performing a strafing run during a demo. The
pilot then descended, accelerated, and flew thru it's own stream of .50 cal

AAaahhh SH*T!