Notes and Comment

March 1962
New Yorker;3/17/1962, Vol. 38 Issue 4, p33
The article describes a transcontinental flight of a B-58 bomber in March 1962 from Los Angeles, California to New York in two hours, one minute and thirty-nine seconds. Without touching the ground, the plane flew back to Los Angeles in two hours, fifteen minutes and twelve seconds. The sonic boom it created shattered an assortment of windows across the continent.


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