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Sundown for Sonic Cruiser? (News Briefs).(Boeing might drop program)(Brief Article)

Airline sources in Asia and the US told ATW last month that Boeing will drop the Sonic Cruiser program shortly in the face of lack of market support. In early Nov., the aircraft's program manager, Walt Gillette, said Boeing expects to make a decision around year end on whether to proceed with that program or a more conventional 767-size jet that would harness technology developed for the near-Mach 1 concept. …

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