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Revives dream: Passengers will be flying with 2.2 times the speed of light

Three hours and 15 minutes. More, it should not take to cross the Atlantic and change London out of New York, considers in any case Boom Supersonic.

the Company, based in the UNITED states, have set themselves to revive the dream of carrying the passengers with overlydsfart, which burst with the Concorde, back in the early 00's.

They are in the throes of developing a new aircraft, and the first test flights is fast approaching. The first time, you expect to put a plane on the wings, becoming, in 2021, have Boom Supersonic announced.

According to CNN Travel there, however, only a small prototype of the final aircraft.

Although the aircraft resembles the Concorde very much, Boom Supersonic been trying to avoid, that the new aircraft from suffering the same fate as the Concorde. CNN Travel writes that they hope to make it both cheaper and less harmful to the environment by using advanced carbon-fiber technology and computer-optimized aerodynamics’.

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the Aircraft is expected to cost 200 million dollars, and it has supposedly not a shortage of interest from the airlines.

at the time Of writing, the companies have, among other counts Virgin Group and Japan Airlines, placed orders for at least six billion u.s. dollars – equivalent to about 39,5 billion Danish kroner.

Enthusiasts and busy air travelers must, however, wait a long time yet before they can put their feet in the new supersonic aircraft. The aircraft is expected to first be ready to accept passengers in 2030.

the Ambition is that the aircraft must fly with 2.2 times the speed of sound – Mach 2,2. For comparison, flew the Concorde, with a top speed of Mach 2,04.

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