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Concorde Flights #43471

ABC Evening News for Monday, May 24, 1976
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(Studio) Concorde jets from Paris and London land at Dulles Airport.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(London, England) Reporter (aboard Concorde) describes take-off.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Aboard plane) Concorde won't be economically viable unless flights to US can continue supersonic transport is noisier than other jets, but not offensive. Aisles narrow and crowded. 35 reporters aboard. Speed of jet noted.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Dulles International Airport) Small civilian plane got too close to British SST upon landing. It was worrisome, not dangerous. 1000s watch landings. French supersonic transport landed 3 minute later. Ea. jet made trips in 1/2 time of a regular jet. Pickets protest Concorde's noise. Sound level of Concordes to be measured Tuesday upon their take-offs.
REPORTER: Vic Ratner

Jennings, Peter;
Ratner, Vic;
Smith, Howard K.

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