New Supersonic Passenger Plane may be Created in Russia in 15 years

Самолет ТУ-144

New supersonic passenger aircraft of business class can be created, tested and come out on intercontinental airline in about 15 years, according to the executive director of the Central hydrodynamic Institute, corresponding member of the Russian Academy of Sciences Sergey Chernyshev.

During the 29th Congress of the International Council of Aeronautical Sciences (ICAS) in St. Petersburg, he became the first Russian scientist awarded the prestigious international award in the field of aeronautics research of sonic boom. Return of supersonic aircraft to civil aviation became possible thanks to the successful research in the field of overcoming of the sonic boom of characteristic to old-style supersonic airliners – domestic TU-144 and European Concorde.


Posted on September 9, 2014, in Aviation Industry News. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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