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Aerion Supersonic selects Potez Aéronautique as supplier in the development of AS2

News International-French

14 Jan 2020

Aerion Supersonic announces it has selected Potez Aéronautique to design the doors of the AS2, the first privately built supersonic business jet.

Aerion Supersonic selects Potez Aéronautique as supplier in the development of AS2

Roland and Antoine Potez, President and CEO respectively of Potez Aeronautique, said:

"As innovation is in Potez's very DNA, we are very proud and enthusiastic about partnering with Aerion to contribute to the success of the ambitious and pioneering AS2."

Potez Aéronautique is a manufacturer of complex aerostructure assemblies and one of the leading specialists in design and build work packages for aircraft doors. The 12-passenger business jet is scheduled to begin flight testing in 2024.

Aerion CEO Tom Vice says:

"Potez is an incredibly innovative company with decades of proven experience and successful program performance. We are excited to have Potez on the AS2 team for the design and development of the aircraft doors, including the main passenger entry door."