Boeing Debuts First Hypersonic Passenger Aircraft Concept

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  • 11:30 AM, June 27, 2018
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Boeing Debuts First Hypersonic Passenger Aircraft Concept
Hypersonic passenger-carrying concept vehicle (Image: Boeing)

Boeing has unveiled its first passenger-carrying hypersonic concept that could have military or commercial applications.

The hypersonic aircraft concept was debuted at the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics conference in Atlanta this week. This is just one of several hypersonic vehicle concepts spanning a wide range of potential applications company engineers are studying, the company said in a statement Tuesday.

Kevin Bowcutt, senior technical fellow and chief scientist of hypersonics. “Boeing is building upon a foundation of six decades of work designing, developing and flying experimental hypersonic vehicles.”

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