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Nasa plans to build a new plane that could halve flight times - Telegraph.co.uk;

Nasa plans to build a new plane that could halve flight times - Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.ukNasa plans to build a new plane that could halve flight timesTelegraph.co.ukFor all its reputation as a miracle of motion at the forefront of all things travel, supersonic aviation is both mired in the past and weighed down by a future laden with question marks. Not since Concorde was removed from service in October 2003 has a ...and more »

NASA tests to produce sonic booms on Florida coast in August - Phys.Org

NASA tests to produce sonic booms on Florida coast in AugustPhys.OrgScientific research at Kennedy Space Center could mean some loud booms along Canaveral National Seashore on Space Coast between New Smyrna Beach and Titusville next month, NASA officials said. Research teams from Armstrong Flight Research ...and more »

NASA Developed an X-Plane that Can Go Supersonic Without a Boom - Futurism;

NASA Developed an X-Plane that Can Go Supersonic Without a Boom - Futurism

FuturismNASA Developed an X-Plane that Can Go Supersonic Without a BoomFuturismNASA has bought supersonic aircrafts a step further by completing the preliminary design review for a Quiet Supersonic Transport. It is one of many projects that could herald a second golden age of flight.and more »

NASA building demo quiet supersonic airplane by 2022 - Next Big Future;

NASA building demo quiet supersonic airplane by 2022 - Next Big Future

Next Big FutureNASA building demo quiet supersonic airplane by 2022Next Big FutureNASA plans to share the technology resulting from the tests with U.S. plane makers, meaning a head start for the likes of Lockheed Martin, General Dynamics, Boeing, and startups such as Boom Technology and billionaire Robert Bass's Aerion. Lockheed ...and more »

NASA Has Supersonic Ideas That Could Cut Your Flight Time in Half - ExtremeTech;

NASA Has Supersonic Ideas That Could Cut Your Flight Time in Half - ExtremeTech

ExtremeTechNASA Has Supersonic Ideas That Could Cut Your Flight Time in HalfExtremeTechEver since 1973, the FAA has set a ceiling on the maximum speed of aircraft traveling over US soil. Sonic booms are generally considered a disruption, to put it kindly. At close range they can break glass. At farther ranges, they sound like mortar ...and more »

NASA Might Curb Overland Travel Ban with Quiet Supersonic Jet - World Report Now;

NASA Might Curb Overland Travel Ban with Quiet Supersonic Jet - World Report Now

World Report NowNASA Might Curb Overland Travel Ban with Quiet Supersonic JetWorld Report NowThe Air France Flight 4590 went down in history 17 years ago when it proved to be a marvel of technology only to end up crashing. This event brought the death to 113 people. Since then, authorities tried to prevent the reiteration of such an accident ...and more »

NASA Move Closer to Building Supersonic Prototypes to Halve the Length of Commercial Flights - The Full Nine Yards;

NASA Move Closer to Building Supersonic Prototypes to Halve the Length of Commercial Flights - The Full Nine Yards

The Full Nine YardsNASA Move Closer to Building Supersonic Prototypes to Halve the Length of Commercial FlightsThe Full Nine YardsNasa are set to start accepting proposals to build low noise supersonic passenger planes, being dubbed as 'Concorde 2'. If put into production they will halve the length of current aviation journeys as they will be able to travel over twice the speed ...and more »

Nasa to create SUPERSONIC planes that could travel from London to New York in THREE hours - Express.co.uk;

Nasa to create SUPERSONIC planes that could travel from London to New York in THREE hours - Express.co.uk

Express.co.ukNasa to create SUPERSONIC planes that could travel from London to New York in THREE hoursExpress.co.ukNASA is working on a plane that could HALVE the length of aviation journeys and allow a passenger to get from London to New York in just three hours as it would travel at almost 1,400 miles per hour. By Sean Martin. PUBLISHED: 08:25, Thu, Jul 27, 2017 ...and more »

NASA plans supersonic speed for US commercial flights - iDigitalTrends (blog);

NASA plans supersonic speed for US commercial flights - iDigitalTrends (blog)

iDigitalTrends (blog)NASA plans supersonic speed for US commercial flightsiDigitalTrends (blog)NASA is working on a project of bringing about supersonic speeds to commercial flights in the U.S. If successful, this move by NASA has the potential to cut the travel time in half. The space agency has drawn out a design for a supersonic jet, which is ...and more »

NASA's dreams of quiet supersonic jet closer to fruition - ExpressNewsline;

NASA's dreams of quiet supersonic jet closer to fruition - ExpressNewsline

ExpressNewslineNASA's dreams of quiet supersonic jet closer to fruitionExpressNewslineAircraft traveling faster than the speed of sound create a sonic boom that can cause major disturbances down below. After that, NASA will conduct test flights across the U.S. The hope is the FAA will use that data to eventually lift the ban on ...and more »

NASA wants to bring supersonic commercial air travel to United States skies - Leicester Post;

NASA wants to bring supersonic commercial air travel to United States skies - Leicester Post

Leicester PostNASA wants to bring supersonic commercial air travel to United States skiesLeicester PostThe agency has designed a supersonic plane which promises to reduce your flight time by keeping the noise down as well. Now that the technological barriers are being overcome, the next step for short long haul flights will be lifting the ban the United ...and more »

Concorde 2: NASA set to build new super jet for supersonic flight - Daily Star;

Concorde 2: NASA set to build new super jet for supersonic flight - Daily Star

Daily StarConcorde 2: NASA set to build new super jet for supersonic flightDaily StarSUPERSONIC air travel is set to return after NASA announced it is developing a new Concorde-like super plane. 0. By Anders Anglesey / Published 26th July 2017. Play Video. Play. Mute. Current Time 0:00. /. Duration Time 0:00. Loaded: 0%. 0:00. Progress ...and more »

Here's Why Florida's Space Coast Will Hear Lots of Sonic Booms in August - The Weather Channel

Here's Why Florida's Space Coast Will Hear Lots of Sonic Booms in AugustThe Weather ChannelResidents along Florida's Space Coast will soon hear a series of sonic booms, as NASA conducts tests to try to build a quieter supersonic plane. NASA: 'No Reason to Be Alarmed'. He Jumps Off Cliff, Doesn't Land in Water. And Now We Never Want to Swim ...and more »

NASA Test May Cause Dozens of Sonic Booms Along Florida Coast - Sputnik International;

NASA Test May Cause Dozens of Sonic Booms Along Florida Coast - Sputnik International

Sputnik InternationalNASA Test May Cause Dozens of Sonic Booms Along Florida CoastSputnik InternationalFlorida's famed Space Coast may be rattled by 33 sonic booms during a two-week NASA investigation in August into the effects of turbulence when aircraft break the sound barrier. A series of tests featuring the Sonic Booms in Atmospheric Turbulence ...and more »

Why Air Travel Still Sucks - HuffPost;

Why Air Travel Still Sucks - HuffPost

HuffPostWhy Air Travel Still SucksHuffPostWhat if I told you we haven't seen a genuine innovation to commercial flight in over 60 years? The Boeing 707 of the 1950s, often revered as the hallmark of commercial aeronautics, was just as fast as today's planes. Sure, now you have six more inches ...and more »

NASA supersonic boom research expected to cause a rumble on the Space Coast - WFTV Orlando;

NASA supersonic boom research expected to cause a rumble on the Space Coast - WFTV Orlando

WFTV OrlandoNASA supersonic boom research expected to cause a rumble on the Space CoastWFTV OrlandoTITUSVILLE, Fla. - In a matter of weeks, a NASA F-18 jet will be flying over the Space Coast as the agency works on advancing supersonic flight. The sonic booms associated with the research are expected to remain directly over the Kennedy Space Center, ...and more »

NASA Is Trying To Get Supersonic Commercial Flight Off The Ground - Newsy;

NASA Is Trying To Get Supersonic Commercial Flight Off The Ground - Newsy

NewsyNASA Is Trying To Get Supersonic Commercial Flight Off The GroundNewsyCompanies like Boeing and Lockheed Martin may go head-to-head to win a contract to build a supersonic civilian aircraft for NASA. ShareTweetEmail · SMS. Share Video. https://www.newsy.com/stories/nasa-to-host-supersonic-aircraft-contract-competition/.and more »

NASA and Lockheed have teamed up to bring back supersonic air travel - Rare.us;

NASA and Lockheed have teamed up to bring back supersonic air travel - Rare.us

Rare.usNASA and Lockheed have teamed up to bring back supersonic air travelRare.usRemember the Concorde — the supersonic jet that could fly passengers from London to New York in less than three and a half hours? It made its final flight in 2003, but that supersonic technology may soon return to the skies. NASA announced this week ...and more »

Florida set to rumble with over 30 'startling' sonic booms as NASA reveals plan to test supersonic flight at Kennedy ... - Daily Mail;

Florida set to rumble with over 30 'startling' sonic booms as NASA reveals plan to test supersonic flight at Kennedy ... - Daily Mail

Daily MailFlorida set to rumble with over 30 'startling' sonic booms as NASA reveals plan to test supersonic flight at Kennedy ...Daily MailNASA's dreams of supersonic flight have stepped closer to reality, as the space agency prepares to begin tests at its Kennedy Space Center in Florida next month. But, for people who live in the surrounding area, this progress will come with a price ...and more »

Concorde 2 Vs 'Son of Concorde': Airbus in supersonic race with NASA - Daily Post North Wales;

Concorde 2 Vs 'Son of Concorde': Airbus in supersonic race with NASA - Daily Post North Wales

Daily Post North WalesConcorde 2 Vs 'Son of Concorde': Airbus in supersonic race with NASADaily Post North WalesResearchers at NASA believe they are closing in on the dream of bringing back civil passenger travel at faster than the speed of sound - 17 years after the Concorde tragedy that claimed 113 lives. The space agency has successfully tested new supersonic ...and more »