NASA’s X-59 Moves Past Delays Towards First Flight This Year Written 25 January 2024


NASA’s X-59 quiet supersonic research aircraft sits on the ramp at Lockheed Martin Skunk Works in Palmdale, California | Credit: NASA/Steve Freeman; Wikipedia; Public Domain

Aviation Week reports that despite problems “that delayed the X-59 Low-Boom Flight Demonstration program from its scheduled flight debut in 2021, no obvious obstacles stand in the way of the aircraft flying for the first time in the late spring or early summer.”
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