Aerion Supersonic starts development on new Headquarters in Melbourne

Preparations made to the 100+ acre site for start of the AS2 production in 2023.

Melbourne, FL (December 10, 2020) – Supersonic aircraft company, Aerion, the leader in supersonic technology has started development at Aerion Park – the company’s future state-of-the-art global headquarters that will home production of the AS2 business jet from 2023.

Aerion Park – which will represent a capital investment of more than $300m in construction, machinery and equipment – will bring at least 675 new jobs in Florida by 2026 as the company ramps-up operations ahead of production of the AS2 private jet commencing in 2023. The company will be recruiting aircraft builders, designers, engineers, programmers and scientists while also expecting to enhance future employment in the wider mobility ecosystem.

“This is a truly exciting day for Aerion as we launch our new home and the future of sustainable supersonic flight here in Melbourne, Florida,” says Tom Vice, Aerion’s Chairman, President & CEO.

“We are building the future of mobility – a future where humanity can travel between any two points on our planet in three hours or less. We will change the world and bring a new sustainable means of supersonic and hypersonic flight to reality and it will happen here, at Aerion Park.”

Read the full press release here.

Learn more about Aerion Park, here.

–From the Economic Development Commission of Florida’s Space Coast.