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Flexjet Orders 20 AS2 Supersonic Jets from Aerion – Aviation Week Network

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Aviation Week Network – Flexjet has placed a firm order valued at $2.4 billion for 20 Aerion AS2 supersonic jets, with delivery to begin in 2023. First flight is expected in 2021. Flexjet CEO Kenn Ricci said the company will use the supersonic jet for overseas flights and also in China, which does not have …

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Ohio State Highway Patrol To Get First U.S.-made Airbus H125 – AIN

An Ohio State Highway Patrol Eurocopter AS350B2 taking off from Medina Municipal Airport (IG5) in 2013. – Photo: Andrew Jones – OPShots Contributor//

The Ohio State Highway Patrol (OSHP) will take delivery of the first entirely U.S.-produced Airbus Helicopters H125 at a brief ceremony at the Airborne Law Enforcement Association (ALEA) Expo 2015 in Houston, on Friday, July 17. The Ohio State Highway Patrol maintains an Aviation Section consisting of 15 uniformed officer-pilots, two American Eurocopter turbine-powered helicopters, …

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The Next Air Force One Will Be A Boeing 747-8

Air Force One touches down at CLE in 2012. - Photo: USNAirpower – OPShots Contributor//

NPR – The Air Force has picked a new Air Force One, the Boeing 747-8, and it wasn’t even a close race. In a statement announcing the pick, the Air Force said the decision was made “through a Determinations and Findings document, which “authorizes the commercial aircraft purchase by other than full and open competition.” …

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Aerion AS2 Supersonic Jet

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CNN Money – Over a decade after the Concorde made its last transatlantic flight, a number of companies are working on the next generation of supersonic passenger aircraft capable of speeds at least twice as fast as current commercial planes. These planes will likely first appear in the private and business jet market. Reno, Nevada, …

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