NASA’s ‘Son of Concorde’ Supersonic Jet Is Now Undergoing Testing
The “low-boom” X-59 underwent wind-tunnel testing at Lockheed Martin’s Skunk Works. It’s expected to make its first flight later this year.
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Boom Just Got $60 Million From the US Air Force to Develop Its Supersonic Jet
The grant will fast-track development of Boom’s Overture, as the jetmaker foresees multiple supersonic missions for the Air Force.
Concorde 2.0? Inside the Wild Race to Launch a New Era of Supersonic Jets
Futuristic Mach-1 jets promise to make current air travel obsolete. But can supersonic’s technical challenges keep up with its lofty goals?
Boom! United Airlines Just Bought 15 Supersonic Jets That Fly on ‘Sustainable’ Fuel
The airline plans to buy the Overture jets from Boom Supersonic to make its fleet faster and more sustainable.
Supersonic Jet Maker Aerion Shuts Down, Citing Lack of Capital
Aerion said that it could not raise enough capital to fund production of its new AS2 supersonic business jet.
This New Supersonic Airliner Will Fly From NYC to London in Less Than an Hour
The commercial jet will be able to transport 50 passengers at speeds nearing 4,000 miles per hour.
NetJets Just Ordered 20 of Aerion’s $120 Million Supersonic Jets
The owner of the world’s largest fleet of business jets gave supersonic technology a big vote of confidence.
Supersonic Aircraft Can Now Be Tested Over Land, FAA Rules
That will show how well “boomless”—aka zero sonic boom—technology works at sound-barrier-breaking speeds.
Virgin Galactic’s New Supersonic Jet Will Fly From London to NYC in 90 Minutes
The spaceship company enters the supersonic race with a jet that can carry up to 19 passengers.