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Old 29 October 2016, 01:10 AM
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The other way would have been much cooler, though. Concorde cruised at what, Mach 4 or so? ...
Right around Mach 2.

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Old 21 January 2017, 07:27 PM
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Airplane Farewell to the Queen of the Skies

Relevant to this discussion, United announced that they plan to move up the retirement of their 747 fleet. They will all be gone by the end of this year.

https://hub.united.com/farewell-747-...188763460.html
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