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American Airlines Announces Agreement to Purchase Boom Supersonic Overture Aircraft, Places Deposit on 20 Overtures

American, the world’s largest airline, poised to have the world’s largest supersonic fleet with new Boom Supersonic 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 […]

Suborbital space plane VSS Unity completes 2nd supersonic flight

The suborbital space plane of Virgin Galactic, VSS Unity, came back from its second successful supersonic flight above the Mojave Desert of California, in the United States on May 29, 2018. Using its rocket engine for 31 seconds, the aircraft reached a top speed of Mach 1.9 and an altitude of about 35 kilometers. To […]