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I have tried googling it, and nothing came up, please help! I am trying to figure out what happens after a jet/aircraft breaks the sound barrier.


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    $\begingroup$ Generally, loud noises $\endgroup$ – Dave May 23 at 1:32
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    $\begingroup$ This seems to be a duplicate of What happens when an aircraft breaks the sound barrier? $\endgroup$ – Tanner Swett May 23 at 1:39
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    $\begingroup$ What happens to what? The airframe? The pilot? Observers on the ground? Your question is pretty general, and there is all kinds of information about supersonic flight so I'm not sure what kind of key words you're searching on. $\endgroup$ – Michael Hall May 23 at 1:44
  • $\begingroup$ There is a loud boom that passes over the area. It kind of makes buildings shake. People I know who have been in planes while passing the speed of sound say the altimeter jumps. $\endgroup$ – Ryan Mortensen May 23 at 4:02
  • $\begingroup$ If you have a mechanical clock inside with you, you can hear it tick. $\endgroup$ – Mike Brass May 23 at 6:35

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