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Boeing reveals "Hypersonic Flight Concept"Chicago - Flying five times faster than the sound speed might sound like a distant future story, but according to Boeing, the hypersonic flight can be a reality in twenty to thirty years. The American aircraft manufacturer presented its first-ever concept for a hypersonic passenger plane for military or commercial customers, which could cross Atlantic or Pacific ocean in two hours. (airlinerwatch.com) More...
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Earth is getting too small for us.
Well said. Flew the F-4 with the Corps for years and always said the same back in the 70s. When we transitioned to the 18 I thought it was small..now even more.
And gee whiz, look - it has windows !
It'll take longer to check in. Go thru security, then customs on the other end than the length of the flight!
I’m surprised no one has commented on how to prevent the sonic boom that’s associated with flying supersonically. These ships can’t just be made to cross the oceans. Someone’s going to want to have transcontinental transport options available for same day business travel.
Wonder if they will give Super Senior (100+) a discount?