Boom Chooses North Carolina Site for Supersonic Passenger Jet Manufacturing Written 27 January 2022


Boom Supersonic's' XB-1 | Credit: Boom Supersonic–©; Aerospace America

The AP reports that Boom Supersonic “announced Wednesday that it has chosen a North Carolina airport as the manufacturing site for next-generation supersonic passenger jets.” Piedmont Triad International Airport in Greensboro will be the home for Boom Supersonic’s “first full-scale manufacturing plant, including the final assembly line, testing and delivery center for its proposed Overture supersonic airliner.” The manufacturing facility is estimated to “create over 1,750 jobs by 2030, with a goal of reaching more than 2,400 jobs by 2032.”
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