OPINION: Concorde still sets the pace, 50 years from first flight

Concorde - Airbus

"From the beginning of time until about 1840, the distance a man could travel between getting up and going to bed was about 75 miles… then technology produced the aeroplane, and today a man can travel 7,000 miles in his waking hours. When the supersonic era is inaugurated this 12h ...

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