New Supersonic Plane – level 2
At the Dubai Airshow, American company Boom revealed its plans for a supersonic jet. By the end of 2023, you could fly from London to New York in just three hours.
One ticket would cost as much as a standard business class ticket, the company says. With new materials and engines, the company says that it can fly supersonic for 75 per cent less than the Concord.
Difficult words: reveal (show people for the first time), supersonic jet (a plane which can move faster than sound), engine (a machine which moves a car/plane/train forward), Concord (a plane that was supersonic and was extremely expensive to buy a ticket).
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