Plans to build the world’s fastest jet have taken a giant leap toward supersonic flight.
Developers of the jet airliner Overture claim it can fly at 1,300 mph and say it could be completed by the end of the decade.
What’s more, Boom Supersonic claims that Overture can fly from New York to London in just three and a half hours, faster than ever before.
Now, US airline Boom Supersonic has spoken at the Paris Air Show to announce the latest updates to its superplane.
The company announced a partnership with Florida Turbine Technologies to help develop and test the jet, letting opponents know the project was on the way.
Construction has also begun on a production facility in Greensboro, N.C., which is expected to produce up to 33 aircraft per year.
Incredibly, this revolutionary plane is also eco-friendly, set to run on sustainable aviation fuel designed to reduce its carbon footprint by up to 90%.
United Airlines, American Airlines, Japan The airlines have ordered a total of 130 superplanes between the two companies.
However, Overture is scheduled for first flight testing in 2027 and is not expected to fly commercially until the end of the decade.
However, there are already over 600 routes planned for Overture around the world.
Announcement of development status“The supersonic excitement is back,” said Boom Advisor Phil Condit.
Boom founder Blake Shoal said: telegraph paper. “Overture’s first flight will be something special.”
“But as I look to the future, what excites me most is when supersonic flight becomes the norm,” he added.
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