S/S/T and Sonic Boom Handbook Author:William A. Shurcliff If overland supersonic flight is permitted 500,000,000 persons in America, Europe and Asia may be jolted every hour, day and night, by sonic booms from hit and run SS/Ts. People working, relaxing, sleeping will be banged repeatedly, without apology. Homes, hospitals, schools and churches will no longer be havens from the bustle of modern life. I... more »n the U.S.A. alone the damage to glass and plaster may amount to $3 million per day. Aviation, instead of being man's servant, would be his scourge.
Why should the pulic - 95% of whose members would never fly in an S/S/T - be forced to provide billions of dollars for an inefficient, unnecessary plane that could destroy peace and quiet throughout much of the civilized world?
In the S/S/T and Sonic Boom Handbook William A. Shurcliff presents the arguments against the super-sonic transport which will affect every living person - unless the public demands a halt right now.« less