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AS2 Role Supersonic business jet National origin United States Manufacturer Aerion Developed from Aerion SBJ Aerion AS2 From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia The Aerion AS2 is a supersonic business jet designed by Aerion Corporation in collaboration with Airbus, scheduled to enter service in 2023. [1] The aircraft was first announced during September 2014, with test flights expected to commence in 2019. [2][3][4] The unit cost is estimated to be US$120 million. [5] The AS2 will fly at a speed of Mach 1.5, using supersonic laminar flow technology, and the wing design will allow for lighter fuel consumption and increased travel ranges by reducing aerodynamic drag by 20%. The cabin is designed to accommodate up to 12 passengers. [2] NASA has issued a contract to model supersonic boom on ground. [6] New noise regulations coming in 2020 caused Aerion to change design from 2 to 3 engines. [7] Contents 1 Orders 2 Specifications (AS2) 3 See also 4 References 5 Footnotes 6 External links Orders In November 2015, Flexjet confirmed that they had placed a firm order valued at $2.4 billion for twenty Aerion AS2s, with delivery to begin in

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