GE Aviation engineers have unveiled Affinity, a new family of supersonic jet engines for civilian aircraft

GE Avionics gives us a glimpse at the revival of civilian supersonic flight as it reveals a new family of engines designed to fly faster than the speed of sound. Called the Affinity, the new engine will be incorporated into Aerion Supersonic's Aerion AS2 supersonic business jet, which is being developed in partnership with Lockheed Martin, GE Aviation and Honeywell and could cut the time of a transatlantic flight by three hours.

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