Lockheed Martin going one better with their new jet.
Interesting but We’ll not see passengers boarding a commercial supersonic aircraft before 2025 I reckon…
Airbus is working with a US firm called Aerion to build its own supersonic jet that can fly from London to NEC in three hours
pfft, you could drive that in 2 hours…
We’ll not see passengers boarding a commercial supersonic aircraft before 2025 I reckon…
If at all, what with video conferencing/webex technology.
Can’t see that ever happening as a commercial proposition. Private jet for the super-rich… maybe.
Not sure why but saying “the Concorde” always grates too. Should just be “Concorde” IMO.
have a tri-jet configuration with an engine on top of the aircraft and two others under each wing
So, is it three engines or five? – make your mind up!
that can fly from London to NEC in three hours
That’s rubbish – even our pitiful trains can do it quicker
Ah – I understand, now.
There is some good maths in this article.
Aerion’s AS2 jet will fly at 1217mph making it almost as fast as the Concorde, which flew at 1350mph
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