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How Supersonic Flight Went From Mysterious Danger to Champagne at 56,000 Feet

The 10th anniversary of Concorde's last flight passed recently, and while many long, flowing euologies were written about British Airway's most famous plane, everyone seems to have forgotten that Concorde, whilst impressive, was just one in a long line of supersonic planes. Heck, it wasn't even the first commercial supersonic plane to fly. Read More >>

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The Concorde’s Soviet Older Sister That Just Couldn’t Stop Crashing

When you think of super sonic flight, you probably first think of the Concorde. But that wasn't the first super sonic transporter and it certainly wasn't the first commercial plane break the sound barrier. Those honours belong to the Tupolev TU-144, the USSR's only super sonic transport. Read More >>