Beechcraft Avionics, Gulfstream G650ER and G280 at Paris Airshow, Aerion Opens Order Book For Supersonic Jet, Embraer Legacy 500

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Supersonic Business Jet – A Matter of When, Not If, Learjet 85 First Flight on Hold, NBAA Defends Tax Depreciation for Bizjets + MORE Apr 1st

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‘First supersonic business jet’ promises to cut flight times in half – Travel from New York to London in just three hours

The Spike Aerospace S-512 claims to be  the ‘first supersonic business jet’ It promises to cut flight times in half  so  that busy billionaires will be able to travel from New York to London in  just three hours The supersonic aircraft was designed by a  team of engineers in Boston, U.S. and has a top…

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Need for speed drives efforts for Aerion supersonic business jet

The need for speed remains the catalyst behind a continuing effort by the Aerion Corp. to develop a business jet that can fly faster than the speed of sound. “We don’t think there’s any doubt this is clearly the next frontier,” said Brian Barents, Aerion vice chairman and a former executive at Bombardier Learjet and…

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HyperMach Reconfigures SSBJ Design, Aiming for Mach 4.5

HyperMach Aerospace announced a new configuration for its SonicStar supersonic business jet (SSBJ) that it claims will boost the aircraft’s top speed by about 12 percent to Mach 4.5, while increasing range by 500 nm, to 6,500 nm. At its planned high-Mach cruise speed of Mach 4.4 at FL620, the SonicStar would be able to fly…

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HyperMach Now Shooting For Mach 4.0 Business Jet

HyperMach’s planned 20-seat supersonic business jet (SSBJ)–SonicStar–will be able to fly at speeds up to Mach 4.0, the company said on Friday. This is faster than the Mach 3.6 top speed announced when the V-tailed aircraft was first revealed at June’s Paris airshow. At Mach 4.0, the SonicStar would be able to fly from New…

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Mach 4 Supersonic Bizjet To Be Revealed at Paris Show

On Monday at the Paris Air Show, HyperMach Aerospace Industries plans to unveil a “next generation” supersonic business jet (SSBJ) that can fly from Paris to New York in 1 hour 45 minutes. Given prevailing westerly winds on this 4,000-nm trip, this puts the cruising speed of the HyperMach aircraft in the neighborhood of a…

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