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Spike Supersonic Jet Will Fly Above Turbulence at 51,000 feet

Dec 12, 2017, somewhere over the Atlantic -- This morning Kevin Novak, VP of Flight Safety and Training, is on route to Cork, Ireland. He reported winds aloft of 200 kts (230 mph) out of the north over the Atlantic. The forecast shows severe turbulence from 20,000-40,000 feet. Fortunately, the Spike Supersonic Jet will fly [...]

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Spike Aerospace Returns to Dubai for the 2017 Air Show

Boston, MA, Nov 12, 2017 -- Spike Aerospace's executive team is in Dubai this week for the 2017 Dubai Airshow. It is a tremendous opportunity to build on relationships initiated over the past few years. The Dubai Airshow is also a wonderful forum to meet with new customers and better understand their requirements for a [...]

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Spike Aerospace’s Supersonic Design Being Validated in Test Flights

  Boston, MA, Oct 09, 2017 -- Early Saturday morning Oct 07, 2017, Spike Aerospace successfully test flew the subsonic subscale SX-1.2 demonstrator aircraft for the first time. The jet is an early unmanned prototype of the company's 18 passenger S-512 Quiet Supersonic Jet. The SX-1.2 test flights proved that the aerodynamic design of the [...]

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Spike Aerospace to Fly the First SX-1 Demonstrator

  Boston, MA, Sep 20, 2017 - Spike Aerospace will begin a series of test flights of its first SX-1.2 demonstrator aircraft by the end of the month. The SX-1.2 is a scaled, proof-of-concept aircraft that will help validate the aerodynamics of the S-512 Supersonic Jet. For Spike, this is the next phase of the [...]

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Spike Aerospace and Partners to Bid on NASA’s QueSST Supersonic Demonstrator

Boston, MA, Aug 16, 2017 - In the coming weeks, NASA will release a public request for proposals to build the QueSST aircraft, a low-boom supersonic demonstrator. This is a follow on project to the QueSST conceptual design that Lockheed Martin developed over the past two years. The project is garnering a lot of attention around the world as there [...]

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Spike Aerospace Shares Its Supersonic Vision at AIAA Aviation 2017

Earlier this month in Denver Colorado, for the first time on one stage, six companies came together to discuss and debate supersonic flight at the AIAA Aviation 2017 conference in Denver. For Spike Aerospace, it was a wonderful opportunity to share its vision for supersonic flight, the future of aviation and explore the opportunities. The [...]

By | June 28th, 2017|Categories: General, News, Press Releases|0 Comments

Spike Aerospace Evaluating Possible Manufacturing Locations

There have been a lot of unexpected headlines and press lately about Spike Aerospace moving to Washington State and building a manufacturing facility there for the S-512 Quiet Supersonic Jet. It is time to set the record straight; perhaps this is long overdue. Spike Aerospace is in the very early stages of selecting a location for our [...]

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

Washington State Governor Jay Inslee Interested in Supersonic Aviation

What an honor it was 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 will have on policy, economic growth, and business in the region. Governor Inslee was happy to hear that we had toured Paine Field [...]

By | October 12th, 2016|Categories: 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 price of the S-512 Quiet Supersonic Jet is $100m (not $60-80m as shown in one slide here) Ticket prices for an [...]

By | May 11th, 2016|Categories: General, News, Videos|0 Comments

Supersonic Flight is Easy – The Holy Grail is No-Boom Supersonic

  Mar 28, 2016, Boston, MA - Supersonic flight is relatively easy, but achieving it without a sonic boom is the holy grail of the next generation of aircraft engineers. Advanced innovations, such as the Quiet Supersonic Flight (QSF) technology being developed by Spike Aerospace, will make flight faster than the speed of sound possible without all [...]

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