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The Boeing 2707 was basically developed to become the first American supersonic transport (SST). Boeing won a competition for a government-funded contract to build an American SST and came up with a design that resembled a very large aircraft with seating for 250 to 300 passengers and cruise speeds in the range of Mach 3. Continue reading for five videos and more information.

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According to a declassified document, this saucer was supposed to reach a top speed of between Mach 3 and Mach 4, with a ceiling of over 100,000 ft. and a maximum range with allowances of about 1,000 nautical miles. A completed build would be capable of spinning through Earth's stratosphere at an average top speed of about 2,600 miles per hour. Continue reading for a video and more information.

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A total of 20 aircraft were built in France and the United Kingdom; six of these were prototypes and development aircraft. Seven each were delivered to Air France and British Airways. Concorde's name reflects the development agreement between the United Kingdom and France. Continue reading for more.

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In aviation, a crosswind landing refers to a landing maneuver in which a significant component of the prevailing wind is from crosswind, wind perpendicular to the runway center line. What you're looking at above just might be one of the craziest crosswind landings yet. Continue reading for more.

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GoPro cameras are known for their ruggedness, but most people don't just throw one out of a plane. Mia Munselle discovered a mud-covered GoPro camera in her farm's pig pen, and did what any other curious person would do: watched the footage on it. Apparently, the GoPro had been lying there for eight months, after falling hundreds of feet from a skydiving plane and miraculously surviving the journey. The video starts inside a plane, mid-flight, where we see a couple of skydivers about to jump, before the camera suddenly falls out. Continue reading to watch.

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Some people may be satisfied with playing games on a console or PC to achieve their dreams of flying a Boeing 737-100 jet, but California resident James Price decided to take things to the next level by building his own mind-blowing $150,000 flight simulator using parts from an actual plane. Continue reading for three videos and more information.

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Top Gun fans rejoice! A mind-bending video filmed on board an RAF Typhoon jet has been released, revealing exactly what it's like to sit onboard a supersonic fighter plane. During the virtual trip, the pilot is shown flipping upside down as he soars across the Lake District and Welsh valleys between 250ft and 40,000ft. Continue reading for the video and more information.

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Photo credit: Luca Iaconi-Stewart

Aviation enthusiasts probably know that Boeing can build a real-life 777-300ER aircraft in 50 days. Luca Iaconi-Stewart spent five years building the 1:60 scale plane you see above, using nothing but manila folders and glue, complete with retractable landing gear. Continue reading for a video and more information.

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We have seen the future of air travel, and it's the Sky Whale. This massive aircraft would split passengers into three classes, each with their own deck - a modern-day version of the Titanic's division of passengers. According to Spanish designer Vinals, who is based in Barcelona, the Sky Whale would be built out of advanced new materials made up of ceramic fiber composites, complete with active wings powered by a hybrid turbo-electric propulsion system for ultimate efficiency. Continue reading for more pictures and information.

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With a hefty $60-$80 million price tag, the Spike Aerospace S-512 is touted as the world's first supersonic business jet, with the ability to transport passengers from Los Angeles to Tokyo in just 5-hours. The Mach 1.6 jet, which is designed to carry between 12 and 18 passengers in the lap of luxury, is intended to take off in December 2018. Continue reading for three videos and more information.

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