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New Delhi: A group of Boston-based engineers from Spike Aerospace have created what they claim is the first supersonic business jet ‘Spike S-512' that can reach speeds of 1,100mph, or Mach 1.6.The Spike team, made
India TV News Desk January 03, 2014 6:50 IST
India TV News Desk
New Delhi: A group of Boston-based engineers from Spike Aerospace have created what they claim is the first supersonic business jet ‘Spike S-512' that can reach speeds of 1,100mph, or Mach 1.6.

The Spike team, made up of engineers with experience at Gulfstream, Eclipse and Airbus, has spent the last couple of years designing the Spike S-512.

Initially to be targeted at business users for whom time is money, the aircraft is designed to carry a maximum of up to 18 passengers in the luxury befitting an aircraft with an estimated price tag of between US$60 to $80 million.