The Concorde may not be operational, but it’s far from forgetten, and the Aerion AS2 Supersonic Jet was designed with its spirit. With a 12 passenger capacity, this supersonic business jet features a new wing and airframe design that reduces drag over conventional delta wing designs by 20%, enabling it to travel up to Mach 1.5, with a range of up to 5,466 miles. Continue reading for another video, more pictures and information.
“In other words, it can knock three hours off a transatlantic flight, and over six off a trans-Pacific jaunt. Initial flights are expected to begin in 2021, with commercial deliveries commencing in 2023,” reports Uncrate.