Review of the Secretary of Transportation"s decision on the SST Concorde joint hearing before certain subcommittees of the Committee on Government Operations and the Committee on International Relations, House of Representatives, Ninety-fourth Congress, second session, May 26, 1976. by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Government Operations. Government Activities and Transportation Subcommittee.

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Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .

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Subjects:

  • United States. Dept. of Transportation.,
  • Concorde (Jet transports),
  • Airplanes -- Noise.

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ContributionsUnited States. Congress. House. Committee on International Relations. Subcommittee on Future Foreign Policy Research and Development.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsKF27 .G6626 1976e
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 60 p. ;
Number of Pages60
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Open LibraryOL5015920M
LC Control Number76603666

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Last February U.S. Transportation Secretary William Coleman decided to allow the supersonic plane into Dulles and Kennedy airports for.

The Aérospatiale/BAC Concorde (/ ˈ k ɒ ŋ k ɔːr d /) is a British–French turbojet-powered supersonic passenger airliner that was operated until It had a maximum speed over twice the speed of sound, at Mach (1, mph or 2, km/h at cruise altitude), with seating for 92 to passengers. First flown inConcorde entered service in and continued flying for the next.

A celebration, as well as a thoroughly researched history, of a truly brilliant machine that became a sky god of its era Jonathan Glancey tells the story of this magnificent and hugely popular aircraft anew, taking the reader from the moment Captain Chuck Yeager first broke the sound barrier in through to the last commercial flight of the supersonic airliner in Reviews:   Although the SST’s European competitor, the Concorde, did manage to enter commercial service inonly 14 of the elegant aircraft ever flew from an order book.

PARIS, Feb. 4—The decision by Transportation Secretary William T. Coleman Jr. to give the Concorde limited access to New York and Washington was. when Secretary of Transportation William T. Coleman, Jr. issued a page decision authorizing British Airways and Air France to conduct a month demonstration of Concorde service with four flights per day to * The views contained herein are those of the author and not the Department of Transportation.

The Concorde began with a report on the possibilities of SST by British aircraft designers and with the commitment to SST by Harold M. Macmillan's cabinet. The British feared being left behind in civilian aeronautics and still smarted from the eclipse of the ill-fated De Havilland Comet jetliner by the Boeing and Douglas Commercial 8.

The position of Transportation Secretary Brock Adams is that anti‐Concorde forces will have ample opportunity to press their case in public hearings on the proposed anti‐noise rule, which is. Hosted by Bob Cosidine, "You and Me and the SST" is a publicity film made by the Boeing Company to promote the Supersonic Transport (SST) project, a rival to the British Concorde.

The focus of the film is on having an American-made supersonic aircraft that will employ aerospace workers, and create other opportunities for up topeople. formance requirements, consistent with production objectives broad enough to permit the airlines and the manufactur- ers to design and build the right air- craft." The SST issue has developed in such a manner that Congress is offered no easy wayto hedge its bet.

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On 06 April management responsibility for the supersonic transport (SST) development program was transferred from the FAA to the Office of the Secretary, Department of Transportation.

In addition to submitting these two regulatory proposals on SST's, the EPA also presented testimony at the hearing held by Secretary of Transportation Coleman on January 5,regarding the requests by British Airways and Air France to permit operations of the Concorde SST.

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February - US Secretary of Transportation, William Coleman approves British Airways and Air France two Concorde services per day to New York and one service per day to Washington for a trial period of 16 months.

March - Concorde G-BSST () is retired to the Fleet Air Arm Museum. The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey bans Concorde from.

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J is the 20th anniversary of the crash of Air France Concorde flight The accident in spelled the premature end of. It was a pleasant surprise when I found this book on Amazon. I remembered when William T. Coleman became our nation's fourth secretary of transportation in the Ford administration, and his historic decision that allowed the Concorde supersonic transport to begin flying into the United States.

the Bronx, called Secretary ation all the environmental, Coleman's decision "an abuse economic and social factors in- volved, as well as the ability he was filing a suit in Federal of the Concorde to meet our nst this outrageous Court ' 'aagi decision.' State Senator John J.

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A decade ago to the day, Concorde completed its last ever commercial passenger flight. Within the space of five minutes, three flights landed at Heathrow Airport, bringing down the curtain on. quest by the Port Authority to maintain its Concorde ban until the court had an opportunity to review the lower court's decision.

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NARRATOR: The decision on whether to grant Concorde landing rights went to the highest levels of government. President Gerald Ford's Transportation Secretary held Concorde.

Transportation in New York City. Tramways in New York City; What a wonderful decision that turned out to be. The USS Intrepid aircraft carrier anchored in the Hudson River has the USS Growler sub tied up to it, the space shuttle Enterprise in the hangar deck and the SST Concorde parked on the pier.

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Her background is in maritime, not aviation, roads or rail, but that's certainly not a disqualification. weilke, # hindsight En-Route. Joined. “Jetinder” to fly on Concorde - 4/10/ Forum member Jetinder Sira’s dreams will come true on October 21st when he will be a passenger on the penultimate BA, thanks to the generosity of the ConcordeSST Forum members.

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William Thaddeus Coleman Jr. (July 7, – Ma ) was an American attorney and judge. Coleman was the fourth United States Secretary of Transportation, from March 7,to Januand the second African American to serve in the United States an attorney, Coleman played a major role in significant civil rights cases.

At the time of his death, Coleman was.1. The is an appeal from a district judge's refusal to grant a temporary restraining order prohibiting three flights by the Concorde, a supersonic transport (SST), in and out of Boston during the next several days.1 This is not the setting in which courts ordinarily address themselves to complex, long-term issues.

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