August 24th, 2005

Concorde

News from theregister.co.uk

US cops swoop on Star Wars stormtrooper

http://www.theregister.co.uk/2005/08/24/stormtrooper_swoop/

Reports that they later busted Darth Vader for acting suspiciously with a light sabre in a local convenience store are unconfirmed.

Made my afternoon :)

Japanese to test supersonic airliner

Well this is a story that's been a "maybe" for a while ... I'm not sure if we actually are any clearer after reading the article though as to whether we will see SST in our lifetime.

http://www.theregister.co.uk/2005/08/24/sst_test/

After a 15-minute flight, the SST will float gently to earth by parachute.
we hope so, but their previous test was less than perfect :)

Peace
peter