Aerion Supersonic

Top 10 supersonic business jets to look out for in 2022

Supersonic travel is on the cusp of making a comeback. Check out our list of the 10 most promising projects to build the world's fastest business jet....


Aerion abandons the supersonic race

Aerion Supersonic abruptly announced it would cease its activities for lack of funding to develop its Aerion AS2 supersonic business jet project....


Aerion AS3 supersonic airliner to reach Mach 4+ and carry 50 passengers

Aerion is already working on its next supersonic aircraft, the AS3, capable of reaching Mach 4 and carrying up to 50 passengers inside....


Aerion secures order for 20 supersonic business jets

NetJets, a business jet operator, intends to buy 20 Aerion AS2 supersonic business jets....


Aerion, NASA partners to research "high Mach" passenger aircraft

Aerion Supersonic and NASA are partnering for a joint study on ultra-high-speed commercial flight....


Aerion completes wind tunnel testing of supersonic business jet

The supersonic jet maker Aerion announced it completed high and low-speed wind tunnel testing of its AS2 business jet....


FAA prepares the future of supersonic commercial flights

Fast is nice, quiet is better. The Federal Aviation Administration is preparing the future of supersonic commercial flights in the United States by proposing new rules for noise certification....


Supersonic flight meets another challenge besides noise reduction

Three U.S. based startups racing to build a successor to the iconic Concorde face another major hurdle besides developing a low-boom jet that would meet noise restrictions for supersonic passenger flights over land, already being eased by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), strong support from the Trump administration. The problem is, flying faster than the speed of sound will result in a heavy carbon footprint. Supersonic jetliners will b...