EDC project update: Aerion Supersonic
starts development on new
Headquarters in Melbourne

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

“Aerion Supersonic’s new headquarters solidifies the Space Coast as a premier global location for the pioneers of high-tech industry,” said EDC President and CEO Lynda L. Weatherman. “The company’s state-of-the-art campus will further embolden our base of sophisticated enterprises and 21st-century assets.” 

 

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 eco system.

“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.

The EDC joined Governor Ron DeSantis on April 24, 2020 to announce the selection of Brevard County for Aerion Supersonic’s headquarters.