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Business Insider – August 3, 2020 – Virgin Galactic just revealed a new supersonic passenger jet planned with Rolls-Royce, which used to make Concorde jet engines

Posted on August 3, 2020


Virgin Galactic just revealed a new supersonic passenger jet planned with Rolls-Royce, which used to make Concorde jet engines

Not long after Virgin Galactic unveiled the interior design of its rocket-powered SpaceShipTwo, built to fly tourists beyond the edge of space and back, the company revealed plans for a foray into high-speed passenger travel.

On Monday, Virgin Galactic, founded by Richard Branson, published a high-level design for a new supersonic jet capable of flying nine to 19 people from New York City to London in about 90 minutes.

It said it planned to build the high-speed aircraft with the help of…

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