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Boeing Drops Plans for High-Speed Jet

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Boeing Drops Plans for High-Speed Jet

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Boeing Drops Plans for High-Speed Jet

Boeing Drops Plans for High-Speed Jet

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Boeing says it will abandon plans to build the Sonic Cruiser, a new high-speed passenger jet. Efforts will be focused on developing a more fuel-efficient, 250-seat aircraft. The effect of terrorism on air travel drives the change in plans. NPR's Wendy Kaufman reports.