FAA to Allow Boom Supersonic to Break Sound Barrier Written 19 April 2024

Boom Supersonic's' XB-1

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

Flying Magazine reports, “For the first time in its history, the FAA has issued a special flight authorization to allow Boom Supersonic to break the sound barrier. The approval will allow the Colorado startup to fly its XB-1 demonstrator aircraft faster than Mach 1 up to 20 times over the next year in the Black Mountain Supersonic Corridor in Mojave, California.”
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