It has been almost 20 years since anybody booked a ticket on a supersonic jet, however Increase is about to take a giant step towards its aim of bringing that choice again to business passengers.
The Denver-based startup is scheduled to unveil its XB-1 supersonic jet on Oct. 7. The XB-1 is a one-third scale demonstrator of the Overture, which Increase hopes would be the first business supersonic jet because the.
“Overture will take you from New York to London in three and a half hours, or San Francisco to Tokyo in six.” CEO Blake Scholl informed me. Along with being the quickest business jet ever constructed, the Overture will function 100% carbon impartial, Increase says.
Watch the video above to see extra of my interview with Scholl and study in regards to the know-how Increase says will make its jets quicker and extra environment friendly than the Concorde.
Increase expects check flights of the XB-1 to start someday in 2021, with the aim of placing Overture into service by 2030.