Tag: Blake Scholl

Boom Supersonic completes construction of Overture superfactory

Boom Supersonic, the company building the world's fastest airliner, today held a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the Overture Superfactory, celebrating the completion of construction. Located at the Piedmont Triad International Airport in Greensboro, North Carolina, the Overture Superfactory is the fi...

Boom Supersonic announces successful flight of the XB-1

Boom Supersonic today announced the successful flight of XB-1, the independently developed supersonic jet, at the Mojave Air & Space Port in Mojave, California. Blake Scholl, founder and CEO of Boom Supersonic said: "Today, XB-1 took flight in the same hallowed airspace where the Bell X-1 fir...

Boom Supersonic announces new aircraft, engine, and investment milestones

Boom Supersonic, the company building the world's fastest airliner, announced today multiple milestones across the Overture airliner, Symphony engine, and XB-1 supersonic demonstrator programs. The company also confirmed closing of an investment round, including a strategic investment from the NEOM...

Boom Supersonic advances flight preparations for XB-1

Boom Supersonic, the company building the world's fastest airliner, Overture, today announced it has completed several key milestones for XB-1, Boom's technology demonstrator aircraft. XB-1 leverages 60 years of progress in airplane technologies like carbon fiber composites, advanced avionics, an...

Boom Supersonic names global propulsion leader as SVP of symphony

Boom Supersonic, the company building the world's fastest airliner, Overture, today announced that Scott Powell has joined as the company's Senior Vice President of Symphony, the propulsion system for Overture. In this role, Powell will be responsible for leading the development, industrializati...

American Airlines Announces Agreement to Purchase Boom Supersonic Overture Aircraft

American Airlines and Boom Supersonic today announced the airline’s agreement to purchase up to 20 Overture aircraft, with an option for an additional 40. American has paid a non-refundable deposit on the initial 20 aircraft. Overture is expected to carry passengers at twice the speed of today...

Boom Supersonic reveals refined Overture

Boom Supersonic, the company building the world's fastest airliner, today presented the refined design of Overture and also announced a new partnering agreement with Northrop Grumman to develop special mission variants of the aircraft. Carrying 65–80 passengers at twice the speed of today's air...

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