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(108) How Fast Can A Plane Fly

(108) How Fast Can A Plane Fly

Added: Jan 21 2016

We Americans live in an 'air age', and this is a fascinating insight to early air travel. We invented the airplane back in 1903, and seven years prior to this broadcast, the flight from Chicago to New York took five hours. Then, in 1941 it was cut to four. On the date of this broadcast, it took less than three hours! However, army jet planes were flying coast to coast in a little more than four hours. But let's move ahead from the date of this broadcast. Let's peek at the future. Imagine you're there... How fast will you be flying in 1952? And what will the passenger plane that carries you then, look like?