Aerion AS2 Supersonic Business Jet

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.

Aerion AS2 Supersonic Business Jet
Aerion AS2 Supersonic Business Jet
Aerion AS2 Supersonic Business Jet

“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.