A civil supersonic aircraft is being designed in the USA

In the United States, Virgin Galactic began designing a civilian supersonic aircraft.

It is reported that the developers are already at the first design stage, which includes the environmental safety of technical solutions. The power plant of the aircraft will be developed by Rolls-Royce engineers. The new aircraft will have seats for 19 passengers, its speed at an altitude of 18.3 thousand meters will be three times higher than the speed of sound.