Awesome! I wonder if they’ll start accepting reservations?
“In 20 years of flying, I’ve never even come close to seeing these kinds of speeds across the Atlantic,” said pilot Alan Sowell to the Raleigh/Durham News Observer. Sowell, who owns Mid South Aviation in nearby Sanford, was at the controls of the jet during its record-setting trip on February 12, flying the transatlantic flight for investment company MVOC.
The entire trip took six hours and 39 minutes, point to point — beating the average time by just over an hour. Both the speed and the travel time were verified by controllers on both sides of the pond.