Good interview with Boom Aerospace CEO Blake Scholl at RealClearFuture:
Ultimately, we would like the ability to go anywhere in the world in five hours for a hundred bucks.
Yeah, and monkeys might fly out of my butt. But then I read this:
That’s the long-term mission. That’s our equivalent of going to Mars.
Okay then. I’m guessing he’s counting on Jet-A prices remaining stable. If I sound cynical, well it doesn’t take much time in the aviation business to become hopelessly so. Having said that, I really hope they can pull this off.
UPDATE 2/14: Forgot to link this background story from Air & Space.