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# Supersonic

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# Supersonic
Fighter jets escort plane to Scottish airport after communications fail
The jets travelled at supersonic speed to catch up with the airliner.
Those legendary 1996 Oasis Dublin Point gigs get a major shoutout in the Supersonic documentary
Were you there?
# Comeback
Concorde fans are so dedicated they could have it back in the skies in four years
A group of Concorde enthusiasts says it’s raised enough funds to buy one and get it flying again.
# magic
Planes yesterday flew at near-supersonic speeds due to a helpful jet stream
Flights that would normally take more than six hours arrived in less than five hours and 20 minutes.
# I jump therefore...
Supersonic skydiver fell faster than THOUGHT
Final data from Felix Baumgartner jump shows that he dropped faster than the speed of a human thought…
# Zooooooom
US military to trial world's fastest-ever plane
The Falcon HTV-2, which will be launched at 3pm Irish time, can travel at 13,000mph – that’s Dublin to NYC in 14m 42sec.