Supersonic DC-8

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1st Sergeant
May 31, 2007
I have always been under the impression that the Tu-144 and Concorde were the only two transport aircraft to achieve supersonic status-until now. Any others?

The DC-8 Supersonic Flight

The DC-8 in some respects was superior to the 707. A bit more complicated, it was built like a brick. I was involved in a few "C" checks on them and we like to call them "leaky eights."

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