Boom’s XB-1 Supersonic Demonstrator Takes Flight for First Time Written 26 March 2024


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

Aviation Week reports, “Boom Supersonic flew its XB-1 demonstrator—the world’s first privately developed faster-than-sound civil aircraft—for the first time at Mojave Air & Space Port, California, on March 22.”  The successful flight “marks a step toward the development of the company's planned Mach 1.7 Overture airliner later this decade.”
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