Aerion Begins Wind Tunnel Testing of Its AS2 Supersonic Jet Written 11 September 2020


Aerion AS2 December 2017 configuration. | Wikipedia; Fair Use

Aviation International News reports that Aerion Supersonic announced that it has begun wind tunnel tests of its AS2 business jet. The tests “will subject the aircraft design to more than three times the speed of sound, Aerion said. Testing will be used to evaluate high-speed performance, loads, stability, and control at both transonic and supersonic velocities.” The tests are “a significant step” for Aerion, which is attempting to reach the preliminary design review milestone for the plane in 2021.
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