Tag: Boom Supersonic

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 and Dimensional Energy Announce SAF Offtake Agreement

Boom Supersonic, the company building the world's fastest airliner, announced today it has signed a sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) offtake agreement with Dimensional Energy, which produces carbon neutral fuels and products by recycling carbon dioxide. Under the agreement with Dimensional Energy...

Boom Supersonic Begins Construction on Overture Superfactory

Boom Supersonic, the company building the world's fastest airliner, kicked off construction of its Overture Superfactory today in Greensboro, North Carolina. The Overture Superfactory is a state-of-the-art manufacturing facility located on a 62-acre campus at the Piedmont Triad International Air...

Boom Supersonic Announces FlightSafety International As Overture Flight Training Partner

Boom Supersonic today announced FlightSafety International (FSI) as its exclusive partner for Overture supersonic flight training and education. FSI is the premier professional aviation training company and supplier of flight simulators to the world's leading commercial aircraft manufacturers and...

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...

Boom Supersonic Selects North Carolina for Manufacturing Facility

Boom Supersonic today announced it has selected the Piedmont Triad International Airport in Greensboro, North Carolina as the site of its first full-scale manufacturing facility. The Overture Superfactory will be a state-of-the-art manufacturing facility, including the final assembly l...

Boom Supersonic strengthens its leadership team with experienced C-Suite hires

Boom Supersonic has today announced that Stephen Weiland has joined as the company's Chief Financial Officer and Rich Harris as its first Chief Legal Officer. The two executive appointments are part of Boom's continuing growth, strengthening the company's management team as it focuses on co...

US Air Force and Boom Supersonic enter into strategic partnership

Boom Supersonic, the aerospace company building the world's fastest and most sustainable supersonic airliner, today announced it has entered into a three year strategic partnership with the U.S. Air Force valued at up to $60 million. The Air Force awarded this contract to Boom through its inno...

Boom Supersonic to drive sustainable future of travel

Boom Supersonic, the aerospace company building the world's fastest and most sustainable supersonic airliner, and the founding members of its Sustainable Travel Forum reported learnings from the inaugural Net Good Summit in Lake Tahoe. The Net Good Summit was an intimate, two-and-half-day gathe...

Boom Supersonic convenes net Good Summit to drive sustainable future of travel

Boom Supersonic, the aerospace company building the world's fastest and most sustainable supersonic airliner, and the founding members of its Sustainable Travel Forum today reported learnings from the inaugural Net Good Summit in Lake Tahoe. The Net Good Summit was an intimate, two-and-half-day...

Boom Supersonic launches forum to help build the future of sustainable travel

Boom Supersonic, the company building the world's fastest and most sustainable supersonic airliner, today announced the launch of its Sustainable Travel Forum to provide a symposium for forging relationships, exchanging ideas, and developing solutions to define and build the future of sustainable...

Boom Supersonic Appoints Former Boeing CEO Phil Condit

Boom Supersonic has announced that it has appointed two renowned leaders to the Boom Advisory Council: Phil Condit, former chairman and CEO of The Boeing Company, and Tim Brown, executive chair of celebrated design firm IDEO. Boom continues to build its council of world-class leaders to prov...

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