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The location of an supersonic airplane

The location of an supersonic airplane

What will you hear if an supersonic airplane flying over you? Do you know where is the airplane when you hear it? Can you point out the direction of the airplane (just from hearing the sound)? This java applet let you play with such situation.
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John Walkup
John Walkup (Staff)
17 years ago
A very interesting approach to demonstrating a sonic boom. Those teaching the
subject should look this applet over.