Funding for Nasa's quiet supersonic craft approved

A new generation of quiet supersonic aircraft has moved a step closer to reality after Donald Trump gave the go-ahead to plans for a quiet 'Son of Concorde'.The plane, proposed by Nasa, is dubbed the Quiet Supersonic Transport (QueSST) low-boom flight demonstrator.It aims to cut out the noisy sonic booms that echoed above cities in the era of Concorde, while travelling at speeds of 1,100mph (Ma...