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Supersonic Dream

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The following resources from the companion Web site accompany this program:

Shock Treatment
Learn about efforts to build a supersonic jet that takes the bang out of the sonic boom. (Grades 6-8, 9-12)

Flying High
Read about what made the Concorde special, what it was like to fly, why its nose was so sharply pointed, and more in this interview with retired Concorde pilot Brian Calvert. (Grades 6-8, 9-12)

Anatomy of Concorde
Click on a cross-section diagram of the Concorde to learn more about 10 of its features. (Flash plug-in required; non-Flash version available.) (Grades 6-8, 9-12)

Innovative Aircraft
View a slide show of one aviation expert's picks for the most revolutionary planes of each decade in the past century. (Flash plug-in required; non-Flash version available.) (Grades 6-8, 9-12)

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Program Transcript
Complete narration for the TV program.

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