Aerion Supersonic Business Jet has a $80,000,000 price tag, the first unit has been purchased by Sheikh Rashid, ruler of Dubai. From Paris to New York, this bird in just over 4 hours. Thanks to its design, the Aerion Supersonic Business Jet will be able to cruise at 1.15 Mach over land without producing any boom on the ground. The plane can also keep a 0.98 Mach speed offering a similar cost-per-mile than competing subsonic private jets and complying with US regulations. To give you an idea, at this speed the Aerion can cross the Atlantic in two hours (it has a 4,600 miles range over 45,400 pounds of fuel) thanks to its Pratt & Whitney JT8D-219 engines. The Aerion Supersonic Business Jet will be delivered in 2014.
Via : Gizmodo.com