On the opening day at the Paris Air Show, HyperMach took the wraps off a 20-seat, Mach 3.6 business jet that would fly from Paris to New York in just under two hours. Key enabling technologies for the SonicStar include the SonicBlue S-MAGJET five-stage electric-turbine hybrid supersonic 4000-X series engine and a magnetic spike on the nose that can control sonic booms using plasma waves. AIN news editor Chad Trautvetter sat down with company chairman and CEO Richard Lugg in Paris to get further information about the futuristic aircraft. He begins by giving more details about the unique MagSpike. Click here to listen.
AINaudiocast: HyperMach CEO Richard Lugg
- June 22, 2011, 2:56 AM
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