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supersonic transport

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A large transport airplane engineered to operate at supersonic speeds.

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Examples

  • On his way to France, where Armstrong would present a paper (coauthored by Robert Rushworth), he was to stop in England in order to fly the new Handley Page HP-115, a very low aspect-ratio (70-degree leading-edge sweep) research airplane built to investigate the low-speed characteristics of the slender delta, the wing form being considered for the British supersonic transport that evolved into the Anglo-French Concorde.

    First Man

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