Supersonic flight - the latest developments

Sustainable supersonic airliner Overture will be in revenue service by 2029, the first step in making flying faster the cheapest option. Paul E Eden reports

With Overture, Boom is leveraging advancements in aerodynamics, materials and propulsion
All images courtesy of Boom, unless stated otherwise

Boom’s long-term approach to the future of sustainable, supersonic travel is evident in its mantra, which a company spokesperson shared with AIR International: “At Boom, our vision for the future is that the fastest flight will also become the least expensive. We start with this vision and work backwards to fulfil it.”

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