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RAF Sonic Boom Fallout For British Ministry of Defence

RAF Sonic Boom Fallout For British Ministry of Defence

The British Ministry of Defence received several damage claims in relation to a sonic boom that two RAF Eurofighters caused, during an interception. The incident happened on the 12th of January, at approximately 13:05 local time. A corporate jet flying in from Germany...
Concorde – Was It A Success, Or A Failure?

Concorde – Was It A Success, Or A Failure?

Was the iconic Concorde a successful design, or a failed one? And why, despite the public’s adoration, did it retire with no successors? We have referred to Concorde before, in passing. We did it to explain the development of the 747, and why Boeing designed it for...
Aerion AS2 – A Supersonic Business Jet In The Making

Aerion AS2 – A Supersonic Business Jet In The Making

Aerion are continuing work to bring to market the AS2, their promising supersonic aircraft. It’s a task full of challenges. But they have some interesting approaches, to meet them! It’s impossible to mention supersonic travel, without referring to the Concorde. It was...