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Supersonic Travel

Product code 9781910848418

€ 32.06

Publisher/Brand Flightcon

Author Andreas Spaeth

Format 31 × 24,7 × 2,2 cm

No. Pages 240

Version Hard cover

Language English

Category Aviation Books

Subcategory Airliners Jet

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Written by renowned journalist, Andreas Spaeth, this comprehensive and up to date book looks at the past, present and future of supersonic travel.

It covers the earliest military vision, trials and success. The commercial race between Russia and Europe is explored in great details, as well as America's attempt to build their own planes.

It looks at the Concorde & TU-144 crashes, the impact of the 9-11 tragedy on Concorde and supersonic travel, the last flights and retirement of Concorde, before a detailed look the future of supersonic over the coming decades.

Full of rare photographs, first hand stories and interviews, the book includes a gallery section of images covering the last 70 years of travelling at the speed of sound.

page size: 12 inches by 9.5 inches (305mm by 240mm)  :  pages: 240  :  hardcover, landscape format

 



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