The expert said the timing of serial production of Russian supersonic aircraft

© RIA Novosti / Alexei Nikolskiye in photobacteria TSAGI in Zhukovsky. Archival photoThe expert said the timing of serial production of Russian supersonic aircraft© RIA Novosti / Alexei Nikolskiye the image Bank

Serial production of Russian supersonic civil aircraft may begin after 2030, said the General Director of Central Aerohydrodynamic Institute named after Zhukovsky Cyril Sprinkled in an interview published by the Studio of «Roscosmos».

«Work on the supersonic theme are in the framework of international consortia and contracts with the Ministry of industry. We think we will need two to three years to get the technology demonstrator, and another 10-15 years to produce a series machine, allowing to carry out transportation on the territory of our homeland,» said Sprinkled.

He noted that now the Russian scientists, the question is how to make this plane at the same time economical and safe for the population. The head of TSAGI explained that the supersonic machine has a strong noise influence.

According to him, the Institute in cooperation with the MAI and the Tupolev is working on a whole range of civil supersonic machines, including a business aircraft for business transportation and larger ships.

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