Towards a revival of supersonic transport?

28 May 2019
18 h 00 min | 19 h 30 min

This lecture will be done in french

Gérard Théron, former head of the Airbus Propulsion competence centre, AAE member

At a time when supersonic aircraft projects, mainly business aircraft, are flourishing once again in the media, this presentation begins by analysing the characteristics of Concorde, the only supersonic commercial aircraft in the civil market. It then presents the projects developed in the years 1976-2000 by Aerospatiale, BAe and Boeing, before giving an opinion on the technical feasibility of recent supersonic aircraft pre-projects proposed by the design offices of various start-ups, in the light of data currently available on their characteristics.

Free admission in the limit of available seats.

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