PUBLISHED THU, JAN 16 20202:00 PM EST
UPDATED THU, JAN 16 20204:19 PM EST
By Michael Sheetz @THESHEETZTWEETZ
NEW YORK CITY – Supersonic air travel is only a few years from returning if a small U.S. company succeeds in developing its next-generation jet.
Nevada-based Aerion expects to begin flying its AS2 supersonic jet by 2024, the company’s CEO Tom Vice said on Thursday, speaking at a UBS conference in New York City.
In addition to flying nearly twice as fast as a commercial aircraft, Aerion developed a patented technology it calls “boomless cruise.” This means AS2 would…