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Supersonic Transport / Factors / Concorde #5094

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 09, 1969
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(Studio) Nixon to decide on funding Supersonic Transport plane. Transportation Secretary John Volpe for it. Advisors Dubridge and Burns against it. Costs $1 billion.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(Seattle, WA) Titanium to be used instead of aluminum as in Concorde. supersonic transport to fly from New York City to Paris in 2 hours. 40 minutes, instead of usual 7 hours. Sonic boom may be deterrent. If supersonic transport dropped, American technology lead will be lost.
REPORTER: Jules Bergman

(Studio) Great Britain's Concorde II made maiden flight. Cost France and Britain $2.5 billion to dev. Concorde.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

Reporter(s):
Bergman, Jules;
Reynolds, Frank
Duration:
00:03:10

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