Concorde

Bill Humphries bill at whump.com
Wed Oct 22 17:06:58 PDT 2003


On Wednesday, October 22, 2003, at 04:55 PM, Ian Andrew Bell wrote:

> Actually, the other aircraft routinely flying at 60,000-70,000 feet in 
> any number was and is the U-2.  Which, despite the fact that it 
> cruises at about 1/5 of the airspeed, has outlived them both.  First 
> built in 1955, U2's are still flying today

I stand corrected, but they don't serve a cheese course on the U2 
either. :)

But they didn't issue Concorde passengers with side arms and cyanide 
pills...

-- whump



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