Skip to comments.No supersonic Boeing Dreamliner
Posted on 02/26/2010 8:16:02 AM PST by skeptoid
In 2002, Boeing executives opted for efficiency over speed in ditching the Sonic Cruiser for what became the 787 Dreamliner. So the flight-tracking Web site FlightAware provided a bit of a jolt Thursday when it reported the first 787 going supersonic above Washington.
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oops, this is from the Seattle Post Intelligencer, not ADN
My stars, we’d still be sweeping up the glass around her if that ever happened!
Oh, you could get it to go supersonic (if that’s all you’re interested in), but bad things would happen to the poor thing.
More Seattle PI gobbledygook.
I don’t think they are capable of getting a Boeing story accurate. They and the and the Seattle Times both.
There is and never was a plan to make the 787 Dreamliner supersonic. And the Dreamliner is not the Sonic Cruiser which program was dropped because of the lack of interested customers.
The headline is equivalent in saying Carnival Cruise Lines have abandon plans of launching a Navy Carrier Air Wing off ships.
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