Reply to post: Pressure?

Take-off crash 'n' burn didn't kill the Concorde, it was just too bloody expensive to maintain

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Pressure?

The airframe got longer due to the high temperatures caused by air friction, not pressure. Given that it was being pushed by the engines from the back, presumably pressure would have shortened it rather than lengthened it.

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