Can These Industrious Companies Resurrect Supersonic Flight?
Commercial travel at Mach 2 could be here within just a few years.
BY ROHIT JAGGI ON OCTOBER 23, 2019
The machinery may be designed for speed, but the pace of progress in commercial supersonic aircraft has been glacial. After all, the Concorde, which could cruise at twice the speed of sound, was already in service back in 1976. But the drag may be diminishing in a regulatory environment that’s less hostile to supersonic flight than it has been in decades. That could mean commercial travel at Mach 2 within just a few years. Several companies…