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Boom Readies for Your Supersonic Flights

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  Boom Gets Big Money Investment from US Air Force                                              Source:  Boom Supersonic Money To Develop Commercial, Overture SST Jet Boom Supersonic, headquartered in Englewood, California, is on target to become the world's fastest airline.  It just received a $60 million investment from the US Air Force to develop its commercial Overture SST jet.  The investment spans three years and includes development of a military version for the Air Force. Overture's potential for commercial passenger travel is tremendous. It offers cutting flight times in half.  The military version of Overture has many potential uses including for special operations, surveillance, intelligence and executive transport. Exciting New Travel Overture is designed to carry up to 88 passengers at Mach 1.7 or 1,300 mph.  That would reduce the 6.5-hour New York City to London flight to 3.5-hours.  The SST is designed to run on sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) that can greatly re

SST Boom Overture Targets Runway

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  Boom Gets Big Money Investment from US Air Force                                              Source:  Boom Supersonic Money To Develop Commercial, Overture SST Jet Boom Supersonic, headquartered in Englewood, California, is on target to become the world's fastest airline.  It just received a $60 million investment from the US Air Force to develop its commercial Overture SST jet.  The investment spans three years and includes development of a military version for the Air Force. Overture's potential for commercial passenger travel is tremendous. It offers cutting flight times in half.  The military version of Overture has many potential uses including for special operations, surveillance, intelligence and executive transport. Exciting New Travel Overture is designed to carry up to 88 passengers at Mach 1.7 or 1,300 mph.  That would reduce the 6.5-hour New York City to London flight to 3.5-hours.  The SST is designed to run on sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) that can greatly re

United Airlines Going Supersonic

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  United Buying At Least 15 SSTs from Boom Supersonic                                                     Source:  Boom Green, Net-Zero Carbon Emissions Flying United Airlines just announced that it will purchase at least 15 supersonic jets from Denver-based Boom Supersonic.  This deal heralds the return of ultra-fast, supersonic flights, which ended in 2003 when British Airways shuttered its Concorde transatlantic flights.  Boom says its Overture SST will be capable of flying from New York City to London in 3&1/2 hours, cutting the flight time in half.  The deal is contingent on Boom clearing United's rigorous safety, operating and sustainability requirements. Boom and Green Flights United has an option to buy 35 additional aircraft from Boom.  The SST will be rolled out in 2025, go through rigorous testing and then supersonic passenger service is scheduled to start in 2029.  The SST is designed to run entirely on 100% sustainable aviation fuel and will produce net-zero carbon