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



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

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  1. But yeah, tale is… "anyone who thinks the earth is flat is crazy or stupid"…. and back when the concorde flew, you could see the curvature. And those photos from outer space are REAL!!! The astronauts are NOT just actors on studio sets… and those rockets you see disappear out of sight… they really go up into outer space…. not just a switch to Hollywood "magick" showing them in outer space after they leave our sight.

  2. Because it flew too high. Same reason Zeppelins were ditched. Science says the earth's a globe, complete with cartoon images claimed to be photos from outer space. They get away with saying 35,000 ft. isn't high enough to see the curvature…. but 45,000+ feet altitude…. too much of a stretch to keep saying you still can't see the curvature.

  3. Quite amazing the technological advances across the globe that have been stifled simply due to money. While that is understandable, if we simply didn't have currency and let humans design the best of the best then where would we be today?

  4. My name is Dana Langer, mother of Cody Langer; wife of Markq999. I want to help make America great again. This world needs change… from the ground 0… from the ground, UP. Bottom to top, and all the way @. GOD bless AMERICA! #salvation

  5. bullshit.. 2 things killed it.. July 2000 crash was the start. Then 911 killed it…ppl forget 911 wrecked ALL the airlines and they had to be bailed out….the concord was ultra expensive…so with the airlines wrecked its extra cost couldn't take the added airline cost crash and it died that way…there saved you 10 mins…

  6. Why is the left completely incapable of understanding money? If a system takes more work to maintain (in the form of the wages of maintenance staff, pilots, etc) than the 'work' people are willing to contribute to use it (in the form of passenger fares) then it is a net loss for the human race. If a net loss of work continues forever, everything returns to dust and we all die of starvation. To prevent this, we cancel things.

    Thus ended the Concorde. This is not difficult.

  7. It was a White Elephant that should never have been built Sir Barnes Wallis the inventor of the Bouncing Bomb came up with a far better aircraft than that folly. How many People from the British Isles were ever able to afford to fly on the thing? It was a rich mans folly paid for by the tax payer.

  8. IT DIDNT FAIL COMPLETE SUCSESS ACCIDENTS HAPPEN ON THIS OCCASION BODY PART FROM ANOTHER PLANE LANDED ON RUNWAY CONCORDE WENT RIGHT OVER TOP OF DEBRIS AND THE REST IS HISTORY

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