Civil Supersonics Delayed After Aerion Pulls Plug

Aerion AS2 design
Aerion had completed the AS2’s design and was transitioning to production when operations ceased.
Credit: Aerion

Since Concorde’s demise in 2003, industry consensus has been that business aviation and its demand for higher speed will lead a civil supersonic transport revival. Aerion Supersonic, a pioneering company backed by U.S. billionaire Robert Bass, has been in the forefront of this resurgence for the...

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