Boom Is Serious About Building the Supersonic Passenger Jet of the Future

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    Boom Is Serious About Building the Supersonic Passenger Jet of the Future

    Source: Popular Mechanics

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    Boom (C0ncept)

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    Former SSTs:

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    Tupolev-144, 1968, USSR

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    Concorde, 1969, UK & France
     
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    Centennial’s Boom Supersonic partners with Japan Airlines on orders, $10M investment

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    Boom Supersonic
    The completed design of Boom Supersonic’s XB-1 Demonstrator aircraft, which will be assembled and tested at Centennial Airport in 2018. The future passenger plane that will travel at Mach 2.2, or 2.2 times the speed of sound. The new design was unveiled at the Paris Air Show on June 20, 2017.



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    From what is understood so far, and based on information from here and here, this aircraft will be powered by three ~13 kN engines and will seat 55 people.
     
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