Boeing Backs Aerion in Effort to Revive Supersonic Jets

For all of those who mourned the decommissioning of the infamous supersonic jetliner Concord in 2003, yesterday was a momentous day. Boeing, in collaboration with a startup named Aerion, have publicly announced their financial partnership in the effort to create a supersonic business jet that will travel at 1,000 mph — up to 70% faster than existing business jets. Even more astonishing is the fact that this jet will reach markets by 2023; Twenty of the jets have already been ordered! If you have ever wondered where commercial aviation may go in the next decades, this article from Bloomberg contributors Julie Johnson and Thomas Black may give you your answer. Read more>>

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