With the last touchdown of Concorde, at 16:05 on Friday 24 October2003, commercial aviation bowed out of the supersonic era, so it is particularly heartening that in this issue we are able to showcase just how innovative business aviation can be.
Aerion’s bid to move executive jets into the supersonic league appears to need only a few more tests and an airframe manufacturer to come on board as a partner. However, where Aerion is working with largely ‘off-the-shelf’ components, at least as far as the engines of its supersonic jet are concerned, Richard Lugg’s HyperMach is a completely disruptive technology.
Featured in this issue
Why project managing completions matters
Completion facilities have a tremendous array of skills set at their disposal. There is no choice about this. Fitting out a BBJ to the exacting specifications of a high net worth client means the comp...Read More
Supersonic flight by 2020?
Aerion Corporation has been making steady progress in its bid to make supersonic business travel a reality. During the first quarter of 2013, the company carried out a fresh series of tests on its nat...Read More
Interview with Azat Mulgimov
The global aircraft charter specialist, Air Charter Service, which has some 17 offices around the world, recently appointed Azat Mulgimov, formerly Commercial Director and main board member at the Rus...Read More
Interview with Dan Komnenovich CEO Aviall
Your present 500,000 square foot distribution centre is very impressive. What was the set up prior to this? Did you have multiple distribution depots based around, say, part types? ...Read More
CEO Jerry Jendusa talks to E&AI
Launched some 17 years ago, in 1996, as the archetypical entrepreneurial venture from the founder Jerry Jendusa’s basement, EMTEQ today aims to be a world-wide leader in the production and supply ...Read More
Ground-breaking Business Jet Financing Conference in Nigeria
On 7th May, shortly after E&VAI went to press, Evergreen Apple Nigeria (EAN), the premier FBO in Nigeria, was due to hold a ground breaking one-day conference, The Emerging Market in Business Avia...Read More
Financing Business Jets
Financing executive jets is very much a specialist operation and banks or funds that target the executive jet market have to have the dedicated resources that will enable them to build up the depth of...Read More
Profile of Honda Aircraft Company
The business aviation industry has had a number of years now to get over the shock announcement by Honda back in 2006 that it had set itself the goal of bringing the HondaJet to market and that Honda ...Read More