Virgin Atlantic has announced it’s put an option on ten supersonic airplanes. Option because the planes don’t exist yet. Boom, a Colorado based company say it’s working on them and they’ll be ready for testing — next year. But the market for speed is a small one. And analysts say it could cost billions to design and build a new kind of plane.
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