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Virgin Galactic wants to whip passengers across the planet at Mach 3 - CNET

1 month ago   |   By CNET

Richard Branson's space tourism company is working with Rolls-Royce on supersonic air travel.
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Virgin Galactic pals up with Rolls-Royce to work on Mach 3 Concorde-style private jet that can carry up to 19 people

1 month ago   |   By The Register

Same height, bit faster, same wing layout as iconic 1960s airliner Virgin Galactic, Beardy Branson's ongoing spaceflight wheeze, has signed a memorandum of understanding with Rolls-Royce to develop "engine propulsion technology" for its "high speed commercial aircraft"...
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Virgin Galactic just revealed a new supersonic passenger jet it planned with Rolls Royce, which used to make Concorde jet engines

Virgin Galactic just revealed a new supersonic passenger jet it planned with Rolls Royce, which used to make Concorde jet engines

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Virgin Galactic, the space tourism company founded by Richard Branson, wants to pursue high-speed passenger travel as well.
On Monday, Virgin Galactic revealed the preliminary design for a supersonic jet capable flying up to 19 people at Mach 3, which is 2,300 mph.
Publishing the design is a very early step - even with very fast development it would still be years before the plane could fly.
A Virgin Galactic executive previously told Business Insider the company thinks high-speed passenger travel could be a $15 billion annual business.
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