Fifteen years after the last Concorde flight landed in 2003, supersonic air travel might be ready to make a comeback. But not everyone’s happy about it.
A new documentary short by Verge Science delves into the reasons people are so eager to bring back ultra-fast civilian flights, and why they stopped in the first place.
Why the renewed interest in supersonic flight? The short and simple answer is this – because some very rich people want it. But airlines have a number of hurdles to clear first – from the high cost of tickets to noise and environmental concerns.
Could the days of flying from London to New York and back in the same day be coming back? Maybe. Watch the video below to find out more.