Flight Global – October 24, 2019 – Aerion chief executive hits back against supersonic sceptics

Posted on October 25, 2019


Aerion chief executive hits back against supersonic sceptics

24 OCTOBER, 2019 SOURCE: FLIGHT DAILY NEWS BY: ALAN PEAFORD LAS VEGAS

Supersonic business jet flight will happen in the next five years, will carry sustainable alternative jet fuel, and will fly in a noise envelope acceptable not just to regulators but also the public at large.

Those are the promises of Tom Vice – chief executive of Aerion, developer of the AS2 supersonic jet in partnership with Boeing and GE.

The absence of the traditional large Aerion booth at NBAA this year prompted speculation about the programme’s future, and…

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