Aerion Supersonic & Spirit AeroSystems Agreement Extended

August 10 2020

Aerion has entered into a memorandum of agreement to expand the role of Spirit AeroSystems in the development of the AS2 business jet to include production of the forward fuselage. As part of the agreement, Spirit has committed to additional investment in the AS2 program and has increased engineering resources working on the design of the AS2’s forward fuselage.

Aerion and Spirit first began formal collaboration in early 2019, working on preliminary design of the AS2’s forward, pressurized fuselage. Joining the project in the early formative stages of the AS2, Spirit’s technical expertise has significantly advanced the design evolution as Aerion moves the supersonic business jet toward production beginning in 2023. At full rate, it is expected that Spirit will build 36 forward fuselage assemblies per year.

The AS2 will be the first aircraft to be assembled at Aerion’s new global headquarters in Melbourne, Florida - Aerion Park. The state-of-the-art development, powered by clean energy, will incorporate headquarters operations plus an integrated campus for research, design, build and support of the company’s new supersonic aircraft.

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