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  • Ren Frew
    Taxi Rank User
    • Jan 2000
    • 11826

    Japan and France to research a new Concorde

    Announced at Paris, the two countries will jointly develop a new mach 5 SST in the coming years.

    http://www.comcast.net/finance/index...15/156734.html

    http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/business/4094810.stm
    Go n-ithe an cat th, is go n-ithe an diabhal an cat !
  • bring_it_on
    2005-year of the RAPTOR!!
    • Jun 2004
    • 12480

    #2
    Hummmm that ought to raise some eyebrows....i wish it is succesfull and by the time i turn 50 i would be flyin trans-pacific at mach 5..however i all reality/practicality its is nothing then some research that got a whole lot of hype from the media cuz it was COOL
    Old radar types never die; they just phased array

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    • Ren Frew
      Taxi Rank User
      • Jan 2000
      • 11826

      #3
      And I guess there was no chance of France sigining an "accord" with Britain this week ?
      Go n-ithe an cat th, is go n-ithe an diabhal an cat !

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      • US Agent
        American Made
        • May 2003
        • 928

        #4
        Originally posted by Ren Frew
        And I guess there was no chance of France sigining an "accord" with Britain this week ?
        LOL...no, I guess not.

        And why weren't the Germans asked to participate in this project?
        "The chief business of the American people is business." -Calvin Coolidge

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        • bring_it_on
          2005-year of the RAPTOR!!
          • Jun 2004
          • 12480

          #5
          cuz of production problems maybe
          Old radar types never die; they just phased array

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          • Grey Area
            Punter
            • Apr 2004
            • 12157

            #6
            Hmmmm...... yes.

            Whatever happened to the Gulfstream(?)/Sukhoi Mach 3 bizjet that everyone was getting so excited about a few years ago?
            You can't fool owls.

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            • bring_it_on
              2005-year of the RAPTOR!!
              • Jun 2004
              • 12480

              #7
              the same thing that is gonna happen to this aircraft 3 years from now..
              Old radar types never die; they just phased array

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              • Grey Area
                Punter
                • Apr 2004
                • 12157

                #8
                You said it, bring_it_on......

                The economics of supersonic mass travel just don't deliver the profit dollars - it's as true now as it was in the 1970s.
                You can't fool owls.

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                • fightingirish
                  Rank 5 Registered User
                  • May 2004
                  • 1181

                  #9
                  SSBJ

                  Still, I can see a SSBJ having its first flight between 2015 and 2020.
                  Supercruise engines and boom reduction from the QSP-Programm and so on.
                  Maybe something like this:
                  Sln, fightingirish
                  Avatar: Ho-Yeol Ryu, Flughafen (Airport), Hannover [HAJ / EDDV] 2005

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