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This plane could cross the Atlantic in 3.5 hours. Why did it fail?
This plane could cross the Atlantic in 3.5 hours. Why did it fail?
This plane could cross the Atlantic in 3.5 hours. Why did it fail?

This plane could cross the Atlantic in 3.5 hours. Why did it fail? - Vox

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The Concorde gave us supersonic transport. But why did this supersonic plane fail? The answer is complicated.

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