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XB-70 Valkyrie: Right Plane – Wrong Time

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XB-70 Valkyrie: Right Plane – Wrong Time In the mid-1950s, the United States and the former Soviet Union were embroiled in the “Cold War.” Both countries were poised with nuclear weapons capable of effectively ending civilization as we know it. The United States’ nuclear force consisted of nuclear-armed missiles, submarines, and aircraft. The primary strategic aircraft were the venerable B-52…

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Pilatus PC-24 has made its first landing on an unpaved runway.

Pilatus PC-24

Off-road capable is not the term that comes to mind when describing a business jet, however, the Pilatus PC-24 the worlds first business jet designed to take off and land on very short or unpaved runways is up to the challenge. In addition, the PC-24 comes with a cargo door as standard configuration. The PC-24 unparalleled off-road capabilities provide access…

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Aerion Supersonics Aerion AS2 speeds towards production

Aerion AS2 Supersonic business jet

Pratt Kansas – Blog.aero – 15 years following the departure of the Concorde SST. Aerion Supersonic is attempting to revive supersonic jet transport with the $120 million Aerion AS2 supersonic business jet.   The Aerion project is competing with projects from Spike Aerospace Inc and Boom Technology Inc. Aerion claims to have signed provisional buy contracts with affluent customers as…

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