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Can scientist create supersonic jets that are not extremly noisy?

WHAT GOES UP REALLY FAST… On Friday, NASA released a video of an Armstrong Flight Research Center test pilot flying an F/A-18 high into the sky and straight back toward the Earth again at more than the speed of sound (767 miles per hour).
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Apparently they're working on it, and having some measure of success.
I remember sonic booms from my childhood. It didn't help that they were occurring during the peak of the Cold War. Every time I heard one I'd think.... Oh... Oh... Was that the big one? Then I'd brush it off as probably being a sonic boom.
I don't know that I'd like periodic "thumps" coming from the skies either.

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