Rytis Beresnevicius

Supersonic aircraft are not coming back - Here is why.

Aviation enthusiasts around the world just a few weeks ago celebrated the anniversary of the first Concorde flight, but it retired 16 years ago. However, it seems like various companies are trying to revive SSTs. We argue that supersonic transport is not coming back. Read more:...

Ruta Burbaite

Supersonic drama: Aerion changes partners from Lockheed to Boeing

It is becoming increasingly harder to keep up with all the latest developments in the industry-wide efforts to revive faster than the speed of sound air travel. Everyone wants to get hold of the lucrative market of future supersonic passenger flight: from plane makers, aerospace and defense companies to even national space agencies. Having recently made a “significant investment” in Aerion, Boeing is keen on bringing the AS2 supersoni...

AeroTime Team

Boom, Aerion & Spike head-to-head in supersonic jet race

Three upstart companies – Boom Supersonic, Aerion and Spike Aerospace – seem to be edging closer towards the reintroduction of supersonic flight for civilians. Firm believers in the commercial success of transoceanic routes, all three companies have received orders for their aircraft and hope to start delivering them in the mid-2020s....