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Spike Aerospace Still Evaluating Possible Locations

There has been a lot of unexpected headlines and press lately about Spike Aerospace moving to Washington State and building a manufacturing facility there for the Spike Supersonic Jet. It is time to set the record straight, perhaps long overdue. Spike Aerospace is in the very early stages of selecting a location for its permanent manufacturing site. [...]

By | December 4th, 2016|Editorial, General, News, Press Releases|0 Comments

Washington State Governor Inslee Interested in Supersonic Aviation

Great Wheel in Seattle, WA What an honor last week to meet with Washington state Governor Jay Inslee who personally was very interested in supersonic aviation. We had a great conversation about the impact supersonic flight would have on policy, economic growth and business in the region. He was happy to hear that we had [...]

By | October 12th, 2016|General|0 Comments

Bloomberg’s Emily Chang Interviews Vik Kachoria, CEO of Spike Aerospace

Vik Kachoria, Spike Aerospace's chief executive officer, and Bijan Sabet, Spark Capital general partner, discuss funding for aerospace startups and the future of supersonic aircraft with Bloomberg's Emily Chang on "Bloomberg West." Correction: Estimated cost of the aircraft is $100m (not $60-80m as shown in one of the slides) Ticket prices for on a S-512 [...]

By | May 11th, 2016|General, News|0 Comments

Supersonic Flight is Easy — The Holy Grail is No Boom Supersonic

  Supersonic Flight is Easy -- The Holy Grail is No Boom Supersonic Mar 28, 2016, Boston -- Supersonic flight is easy, but doing it without the sonic boom is the holy grail of the next generation of aircraft. Advanced engineering such as the Quiet Supersonic Flight (QSF) technology being developed by Spike Aerospace will [...]

By | March 29th, 2016|General, News, Press Releases|0 Comments

Supersonic Aircraft R&D Efforts Heating Up

In the last six months there have been more articles on supersonic aircraft than I can remember reading in the past six years. If you believe everything you read, soon there will be so many options to get you from NYC to London in seconds flat. The only thing we haven't seen a patent announcement [...]

By | March 4th, 2016|General, News|0 Comments

Supersonic Innovation Partnerships Explored at Dubai Airshow 2015

Nov 10, 2015, Dubai -- The Dubai Airshow 2015 is a pretty spectacular event with 100s of aircraft on display and thousands of visitors from around the world. Combine that with the amazing demonstrations by the fighter jets during the airshow segment, and it clear there is a lot of interest in aviation in the [...]

By | November 10th, 2015|General, News, Press Releases|0 Comments

Meet With Spike Aerospace at Dubai Airshow 2015 or NBAA Las Vegas 2015

The executives and senior engineering team at Spike Aerospace are doing a lot of traveling this year. Next up, we will be at the Dubai AirShow 2015 from Nov 7th to the 12th. The following week, we will be in Las Vegas at the NBAA 2015 show from Nov 15 to the 19th. Send us [...]

By | November 6th, 2015|General, News|0 Comments

Supersonic Mach 4.5 Aircraft According to Airbus — just hold your breath for 30-40 years.

Over the past week, there has been a lot of press about a new Mach 4.5 supersonic aircraft, invented by Airbus, that will fly from London to NYC in 1 hour.  Mach 4.5 translates to a speed of over 3,000 mph (at 50,000 ft), which means you could fly from NYC or London to Shanghai in [...]

By | August 6th, 2015|General, News|0 Comments