The Return Of Civil High-Speed Flight
Despite supersonic passenger flights ceasing with the retirement of Concorde in 2003, industry consensus has until recently been that business aviation and its demand for higher speed will lead a civil supersonic transport revival. However, with the unexpected failure of the long-running Aerion supersonic business jet project in 2021 and airline interest growing in high-speed transports, this view has begun to change. Here’s a look at some of the on-going programs.
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