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Author(s)

Walker L. Ross

Volume

9

Issue

2

Publisher

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Abstract

This paper explores the research and development of high-speed transportation for commercial travel that is currently talang place at several research centers. The paper delves into wind'tunnel testing of the a~rframea nd development of new enpes that will power high-speed aircraft faster, quieter, and more economically than previous supersonic transports. Noise pollution and possible damage to the environment are significant hurdles to be overcome in the development of this aircraft. The paper will Qscuss the vision of high-speed travel and the challenges to achieve the dream of economic high-speed travel. Achieving these objectives make the possibility of high-speed air travel a reality.

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