The last commercial supersonic flight was over fifteen years ago but is it ready for a comeback?
Several of the factors that contributed to the grounding of supersonic flight remain, but a new generation of startups are pushing for new breakthroughs to achieve commercial viability.
The draw of a sub-3-hour flight between New York and London is enormous and could open a niche for supersonic to gain a foothold in the market.
Proponents of supersonic cite many reasons to be optimistic for its return but it remains to be seen whether any of the entrants into this race will be able to deliver.
In Aviation 2030, we examine what these trends could mean for key players in the aviation sector such as:
- Original Equipment manufacturers (OEMs)
- Maintenance, repair and overhaul organizations (MROs)
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