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Skunk Works' Windowless Experimental Airplane Looks Like an Alien Fightercraft
Skunk Works' Windowless Experimental Airplane Looks Like an Alien Fightercraft

15 Jan 2024, 07:57 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / Lockheed Martin and NASA unveiled at the end of last week the X-59 QueSST experimental aircraft, and it is one weird-looking bird

 
NASA to Unveil the X-59 on January 12, Host Global Watch Party (Snacks Not Included)
NASA to Unveil the X-59 on January 12, Host Global Watch Party (Snacks Not Included)

4 Jan 2024, 11:16 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / American space agency NASA will pull the wraps off the experimental X-59 supersonic aircraft on January 12, plans global watch parties for the event

 
NASA Reveals Very American Paint Scheme for the X-59 Supersonic Experimental Aircraft
NASA Reveals Very American Paint Scheme for the X-59 Supersonic Experimental Aircraft

17 Nov 2023, 08:29 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / The X-59 Quiet SuperSonic Technology (QueSST) experimental aircraft is currently getting a paint job in the colors of the American flag.

 
First Flight of Mutant NASA X-59 Supersonic Experimental Aircraft Pushed to 2024
First Flight of Mutant NASA X-59 Supersonic Experimental Aircraft Pushed to 2024

13 Oct 2023, 09:56 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / NASA says it decided against having the first test flight of the X-59 QueSST supersonica demonstrator this year, 2024 is now a target

 
Boom Supersonic’s Controversial Jet Still on Track for Historic Flight
Boom Supersonic’s Controversial Jet Still on Track for Historic Flight

25 Aug 2023, 02:12 UTC · By: Otilia Drăgan / The prototype for what will become the world's fastest and most sustainable airliner is still alive and well, ready to conquer the sky over the Mojave desert

 
NASA Now Thinking of Mach 4 Passenger Jets, We All Know What Happens When NASA Gets Ideas
NASA Now Thinking of Mach 4 Passenger Jets, We All Know What Happens When NASA Gets Ideas

23 Aug 2023, 08:04 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / NASA's Advanced Air Vehicles Program (AAVP) project seeks to reveal the viability of Mach 2 to MAch 4 passenger ariplanes and routes

 
Thrust SSC: Remembering the Supersonic Legend That Still Holds the World Land Speed Record
Thrust SSC: Remembering the Supersonic Legend That Still Holds the World Land Speed Record

30 May 2023, 19:37 UTC · By: Vlad Radu / Though it looks like a wingless plane, the Thrust SSC is a record-braking car, albeit one that managed to break the sound barrier 26 years ago

 
How the Soviet Myasishchev M-50 Caused a Nuclear Bomber Hoax in America
How the Soviet Myasishchev M-50 Caused a Nuclear Bomber Hoax in America

11 May 2023, 14:48 UTC · By: Henry Kelsall / The Myasishchev M-50 was meant to be the Soviet Union's first supersonic bomber, but all it did was become part of a nuclear bomber hoax in the United States

 
Riddle Me This: What Costs $700 Million and Can Scare the Devil Out of Hell?
Riddle Me This: What Costs $700 Million and Can Scare the Devil Out of Hell?

16 Nov 2022, 18:52 UTC · By: Razvan Calin / The alphabet never looked more menacing than in this USAF photo of a bomber escort formation with some of the most iconic aircraft in the history of aviation

 
Aero Engine Maker Pours More Cold Water on the Supersonic Flight Dream
Aero Engine Maker Pours More Cold Water on the Supersonic Flight Dream

18 Oct 2022, 03:43 UTC · By: Otilia Drăgan / Another potential partner turns its back to Boom's supersonic project, bluntly stating that "there's no market" for supersonic engines

 
World's Largest Airline Is Going Supersonic
World's Largest Airline Is Going Supersonic

16 Aug 2022, 16:01 UTC · By: Tim McKenzie / American Airlines announced today (August 16) plans to buy supersonic airplanes as it eyes the market for ultra-fast travel

 
Boom Supersonic Unveils New Design for Their 1300 mph Airliner, It's Quiet and Sustainable
Boom Supersonic Unveils New Design for Their 1300 mph Airliner, It's Quiet and Sustainable

20 Jul 2022, 07:54 UTC · By: Bogdan Bebeselea / Boom Supersonic announced their work on the Overture a while ago, but they are still improving an already brilliant design, with new improvements just unveiled.

 
Boom Teams Up With Northrop Grumman for "Special-Mission" Variant of the Overture
Boom Teams Up With Northrop Grumman for "Special-Mission" Variant of the Overture

19 Jul 2022, 19:15 UTC · By: Florina Spînu / Boom Supersonic joined forced with Northrop Grumman to develop a special-mission variant of the company's Overture supersonic airliner

 
World’s Fastest Airliner Comes With $600 Futuristic Apparel for Supersonic Travel
World’s Fastest Airliner Comes With $600 Futuristic Apparel for Supersonic Travel

18 Jul 2022, 03:41 UTC · By: Otilia Drăgan / Coffee-infused socks and the world's fastest blazer are a very unexpected, but fun addition to the Boom Supersonic flight experience

 
Pan Am Once Test Flew the Concorde and Hooned the Heck Out of It, Here's the Wild Story
Pan Am Once Test Flew the Concorde and Hooned the Heck Out of It, Here's the Wild Story

18 Jul 2022, 14:00 UTC · By: Benny Kirk / Even before Air France and BOAC signed on the dotted line for their Concorde orders, Pan Am had already placed an order reservation for six airframes

 
Adria's Supersonic Is the Peak of Interior and Automotive Design, With a Touch of Yachting
Adria's Supersonic Is the Peak of Interior and Automotive Design, With a Touch of Yachting

6 Jul 2022, 11:38 UTC · By: Cristian Curmei / This RV is to be up for sale in September 2022 and can sleep up to five guests. Inspired by a blend of automotive, interior, and yachting design

 
Bombardier’s Global 8000 Revealed as the World’s Fastest, Longest-Range Business Jet
Bombardier’s Global 8000 Revealed as the World’s Fastest, Longest-Range Business Jet

24 May 2022, 03:45 UTC · By: Otilia Drăgan / The fastest jet in civil aviation since the Concorde, with a luxurious cabin, was the first to reach supersonic speeds on sustainable aviation fuel

 
NASA’s Race for Supersonic Air Travel Over Land Is Now Simply Called Quesst
NASA’s Race for Supersonic Air Travel Over Land Is Now Simply Called Quesst

17 May 2022, 07:29 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / NASA gives a new name to its mission to come up with a quiet supersonic design for passenger aircraft, to be called Quesst

 
Microsoft Flight Simulator SIM Update 9 Brings Tons of Aircraft Tweaks, Bug Fixes
Microsoft Flight Simulator SIM Update 9 Brings Tons of Aircraft Tweaks, Bug Fixes

27 Apr 2022, 15:44 UTC · By: Cosmin Vasile / With less than a month before the next major content update, Asobo is tweaking and fixing a bunch of planes and weather effects in the latest SIM update

 
Boom Offers an Exclusive Closer Look at Its Jaw-Dropping Supersonic Aircraft This Summer
Boom Offers an Exclusive Closer Look at Its Jaw-Dropping Supersonic Aircraft This Summer

18 Apr 2022, 03:52 UTC · By: Otilia Drăgan / The company that is developing the world's largest airliner that will be 100% emissions-free while flying at supersonic speeds offers an immersive experience