Aerion Plans Tests of New Supersonic Airfoil

By Mark Phelps / Published: Feb 22, 2013

Testing components of supersonic aircraft in flight can be problematic, and the refined wing design of Aerion’s developmental supersonic business jet (SSBJ) is a case in point. The 40-inch by 80-inch redesigned airfoil section is attached to the belly of a NASA F-15B to test for aerodynamic and temperature effects at speeds up to Mach 2.0.

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