Hypersonic (超超音速機)が計画されています。音速の5倍、NY 〜 London間90分... すごいですね〜
Hermeus Corporation (ヘルメウス？ 正しい企業名かな) 社が公表しました。
(CNN) — A US start-up has revealed plans to develop a plane that will travel at five times the speed of sound, transporting passengers between New York and London in 90 minutes or less.
Aerospace company Hermeus Corporation, based in Atlanta, said it has obtained finance from seed funders and private investors to develop a plane that will travel at Mach 5 -- five times faster than Mach 1, the speed of sound.
If the project succeeds, it could revolutionize commercial transatlantic flights. Currently, air travel between London and New York takes more than seven hours.
What supersonic travel means for you
The creators hope the aircraft will be capable of a range of 4,600 miles, with a cruising speed of 3,300 miles per hour.