Thread: Concorde Blues
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Old 07-23-2016, 10:28 AM
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Originally Posted by Lord Feldon View Post
And even if it avoided supersonic flight near land, it still attracted controversy because its engines were extremely loud, even in the 1970s when all jets were loud.
it used reheat (afterburning) during take-off, so calling it "extremely loud" is being charitable