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The American Concordes that never flew

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In November 1962, the British and French governments announced a deal that caused great distress in the boardrooms of American planemakers.The two countries announced plans to jointly build a new airliner, one that would be able to fly at more than twice the speed of sound. The aircraft – to be called ‘Concorde’ – would be the most advanced civilian aircraft in the world, showing that European aircraft manufacturers could create the most bleeding-edge designs. Continue Reading

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