The divide between the digital world of AI and the physical one we inhabit still looms large in the consumer economy, but the industrial economy is bridging this gulf, harnessing AI through something called digital twin technology. One company, Aerion Supersonic, is now using digital twin in its most ambitious application.

The development of the Aerion AS2® supersonic business jet has reached an important milestone in its development. The American manufacturer announced yesterday that it had completed the process of wind tunnel testing on the design.