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Son of Concorde, A Technology Challenge

  • J. Mertens
Part of the International Centre for Mechanical Sciences book series (CISM, volume 366)

Abstract

Concorde (Figure 9) is the only supersonic airliner which has been introduced into regular passenger service. It is still in service at British Airways and Air France without any flight accidents, and probably will stay in service for at least for ten more years.

Keywords

Technology Challenge Multidisciplinary Design Optimization Specific Fuel Consumption Engine Efficiency Sonic Boom 
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© Springer-Verlag Wien 1997

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. Mertens
    • 1
  1. 1.Daimler-Benz Aerospace Airbus GmbHBremenGermany

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