Aerion and NASA commence latest F-15B flight tests to validate supersonic natural laminar flow for future aircraft

Tests intended to measure the real-world robustness of supersonic natural laminar flow.

Aerion’s board includes: Robert M. Bass, chairman of Aerion and president of investment group Keystone Group, LP; Brian E. Barents, vice chairman of Aerion and former president and CEO of Galaxy Aerospace and Learjet; Doug Nichols, chief executive officer of Aerion; Dr. Richard R. Tracy, Aerion’s chief technology officer and pioneer of the supersonic natural laminar wing concept; Michael L. Henderson, Aerion’s principal scientist and Boeing’s former program manager for high-speed civil transport; Robert Morse, a partner at Oak Hill Capital Management; and James Stewart, CEO of Mubadala Aerospace MRO Network. In addition, John Holding, previously Bombardier Aerospace’s executive vice president, Integrated Product Definition and Planning, is senior advisor to the company.



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