Maxim’s Most Wanted: Aerion AS2

The Concorde’s successor is (almost) here

Nearly 30 years ago, the first supersonic Concorde jets with commercial passengers took off from London’s Heathrow Airport and Paris’s Orly Airport, ushering in what seemed like a golden age of air travel. But since the supersonic jet was retired in 2003, the idea of flying from New York to London in just a few hours seemed like a lost dream — until now.