Spike Aerospace is working on the design of a new supersonic jet, the Spike S-512! Their team of engineers have just completed Design Phase 1 which includes putting together the initial designs and specifications.
The Twin Rectangular Jet model, installed on the Nozzle Acoustic Test Rig in the Aeroacoustic Propulsion Laboratory at NASA‘s Glenn Research Center. It’s being tested to determine the acoustic impact of engine configurations on low sonic boom plane for the High Speed Project of the Fundamental Aeronautics Program. Image © NASA/Bridget R. Caswell