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supersonic jetliner click to hear : supersonic jetliner

Passenger aircraft whose cruising speed (2,300 km/h) is faster than the speed of sound (1,152 km/h). The Concorde was the best known commercial aircraft of this type.
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variable ejector nozzle click to hear : variable ejector nozzle

Duct whose mouth widens as the plane climbs, thus enabling the engines to increase output.

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Thin triangular wing that is especially aerodynamic.

droop nose click to hear : droop nose

Articulated nose that is lowered on takeoff and landing to provide the pilot with better visibility.