Unless you’re an Air Force pilot (or are really good friends with one), you haven’t been able to fly supersonically since thelanded for good 17 years ago. But a Colorado startup called Boom Supersonic wants to let civilians to break the sound barrier again.
At 10 a.m. PT on Wednesday, Boom will take another step in that direction when it unveils the XB-1, a one-third scale demonstrator of its planned supersonic airliner. The XB-1 won’t fly yet — that could — but Boom wants to show the technology it designed for the plane and its potential.
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Source CNET Tech