Virgin Galactic’s new supersonic aircraft in collaboration with Rolls-Royce. Photo: @virgingalactic/Instagram
New York to London in 2 hours? Supersonic planes will change travel forever – but after the US president gets a hypersonic Air Force One, who else can afford it?
As well as plans for a new Air Force One which could travel five times the speed of sound, Virgin Galactic and competitors are working on supersonic jets for private and commercial flights – but will they be for the super-rich only?