Published On: Sat, Jan 16th, 2016

Forbes: Fly From New York To Dubai In 22 Minutes On Board This Hypersonic Private Jet Concept

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Canadian industrial designer Charles Bombardier created quite a stir with the Skreemr—a supersonic transport concept designed to shuttle commercial passengers between continents at Mach 10.

Despite its appeal, the futuristic notion had a few shortcomings—most pressingly the imagined craft’s inability to mitigate the resulting sonic boom, not to mention the heat that would accumulate on its nose and wings upon rapidly accelerating. “I am not sure the materials able to withstand the heat, pressure, and structural stress for this application have been invented yet, ” Bombardier confessed in an earlier interview.

Read the full story at Forbes, by Kristin Tablang

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