Aerion Supersonic Business Jet Increases Sales by $1 Billion in One Week.
"Business at EBACE was brisk," beamed Aerion Vice Chairman Brian Barents. "There is no questionat this point that a strong market for this aircraft exists. It gives us a great deal of confidence that by the middle of next decade business leaders will be flying supersonically, and they will be doing so in the Aerion jet."
Aerion Corporationof Reno, Nevada is an advanced engineering group formed in 2002 to reintroduce commercial supersonic flight. Aerion continues research begun more than 15 years ago, with the current focus on the design of a practical and efficient supersonic businessjet employing patented natural laminar flow technology.
The Aerion supersonic business jet cruises at speeds up to Mach 1.6, about twice as fast as today's airliners. The business jet seats eight to 12 passengers and can fly more than 7,400 km.Aerion is in discussions with major aerospace companies to form a consortium to build the aircraft. The company anticipates first flight in 2012 and entry into service in 2014.
For more information about Aerion Supersonic Business Jet, please visit http://www.aerioncorp.com/
Aerion Supersonic Business Jet multi-media gallery: http://www.aerioncorp.com/info_downloads.html
* EBACE2008, held in Geneva from May 20 to 22, is the flagship forum for the European business aviation communityto find products and services from the world's top vendors. Please visit www.ebace.aero/
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