The Presidential Palace and the Executive Air Transport Authority (PE) signed a contract with Exosonic because its low-speed supersonic Mach 1.8 twin-engine supersonic aircraft left a deep impression on the military.
Now, CNN Travel has a unique appearance inside the cabin of the executive transport aircraft, designed to transport distinguished visitors (DV) from the US administration.
It is a derivative product of Exosonic’s 70-seat business airliner concept and a 31-seat airliner, and is the ultimate product of business jets-luxury leather, oak and quartz accessories, private suites for work and rest, and the cruise time of existing aircraft Twice.
The functions of the presidential aircraft vary according to needs, but this aircraft may be used primarily as Air Force No. 2, which is the call sign of the jet carrying the Vice President of the United States.
Exosonic chief aircraft interior designer Stephanie Chahan (Stephanie Chahan) said: “With this concept, we are planning to implement new technologies that are not currently available or have not been seen in commercial or commercial aircraft.”
The first of the two private suites is a three-person conference room equipped with secure video conference calls, so distinguished visitors can work, surf the Internet or speak to the media.
The rotatable seat is leather with a wooden shell, and the video monitor can be stored in a rolling state, so there is enough space on the credenza sideboard to place food trays or display equipment.
Chahan said: “So whether they are going to take the vice president or the first lady, or the first gentleman, we will have a lot of flexibility here.”
The 3D rendering that CNN saw in the virtual walkthrough was done by Prime Studios headquartered in California.
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Low altitude supersonic flight
The second eight-person suite is equipped with flat seats and adjustable table heights, where senior employees can work and rest together.
Then there is the main cabin with 20 business class seats, plus two galleys, two toilets and enough storage space.
Following the trend of modern aircraft design, the seat back has a space for accommodating personal electronic devices instead of a traditional seat back monitor.
Chahan said: “The design of the cabin was inspired by the American administration, its mission and values, and the traveling falcon known for its speed, and the falcon is known for its mobility and beautiful appearance.”
Exosonic’s aircraft has a range of 5,000 nautical miles, and thanks to the use of boom softening technology, it should be able to fly on the ground at almost twice the speed of sound without disturbing the residents below.
Norris Tie, CEO of Exosonic, said: “The future of global fast passenger travel is low-altitude supersonic flight.” “The low boom enables travelers to fly at supersonic speeds without causing destructive booms to ground personnel.”
The speed of 1.8 Mach is about 1,381 miles (2,222 kilometers) per hour, which is more than twice the typical cruising speed of long-haul commercial aircraft.
Tie told CNN that the company expects its supersonic aircraft to begin flying in the mid-2030s.
Exosonic’s executive transport aircraft should take off in the mid-2030s.
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U.S. Air Force Investment
Exosonic is not the only aviation pioneer to receive investment from the US Air Force.
The Atlanta-based Hermeus Corporation is developing a 20-seat supersonic aircraft that is expected to transport passengers from New York to London in 90 minutes.
Last year, it developed a Mach 5 aircraft in cooperation with the U.S. Air Force and PE to support the president and executive fleet. In March of this year, Hermeus announced that it would also cooperate with NASA.
Hypersonic travel is generally considered to reach speeds of Mach 5 or more, or five times the speed of sound. In February last year, Hermeus successfully tested the Mach 5 engine prototype.