By Bjorn Fehrm
February 26, 2018, ©. Leeham Co: Aerion Supersonic’s CEO and Executive Chairman, Brian Barents, presented the first pictures of the Aerion AS2 biz jet’s engine at the recent PNAA conference in Seattle.
It’s the first engine adapted for supersonic passenger transport since the Concorde’s Olympus engine was developed in the 1960s.
Figure 1. Aerion's supersonic AS2 business jet. Source: Aerion.
Based on the released configuration sketch, we put the engine through our GasTurb modelling software. Here’s what we found.
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Category: Boeing, GE Aviation, Pacific Northwest Aerospace Alliance, Premium
Tags: Aerion AS2, Boeing 737ng, CFM56, GE Aviation, Pacific Northwest Aerospace Alliance, PNAA
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