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Old July 9th 04, 03:50 AM
Steven P. McNicoll
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"Ian MacLure" wrote in message

Safety wasn't the problem. Drag was. The F-102 was supposed to be
a supersonic aircraft but wasn't good for much beyond Mach 1.

That would make it a supersonic aircraft.

Area ruling and an increase in power gave us the F-106, easily
capable of Mach 2.

The F-102A was area ruled.