United Airlines To Buy 15 Boom Overture Supersonic Jets, Will Start Service In 2029

While Aerion has shut down, fellow supersonic jet maker Boom Technology is, well, making a lot of progress. Since revealing the plan to make a supersonic jet in 2016, the Colorado-based aerospace company has revealed its first demonstrator, XB-1 and today, it was revealed that United Airlines will be buying up to 50 (!) Overture …

Airbus Revealed The World’s First Zero-Emission Concept Aircraft

4.5 billion passengers were carried by the world’s airlines which produced 915 million tonnes of CO2 in 2019. 915 million tonnes may be a large number, but in realty, it is just a drop of the ocean – or mere 2% – compared to all human-induced carbon dioxide emissions and just 12% of all transport-related …

Meet Boom XB-1, The First Independently Developed Supersonic Aircraft

Four years after Boom Technology revealed its plan to develop a new supersonic jet, the Colorado-based aviation company introduces its first demonstrator, XB-1. Billed as the first independently developed supersonic aircraft, the XB-1 demonstrates the key technologies that will enable safe, efficient and sustainable supersonic travel.

KLM And TU-Delft’s Flying-V Made Successful First Flight… As A Scale Model

Remember the radical Flying-V passenger jet conceived by KLM and TU-Delft? Well, those guys are not joking around when they imagine that we should all be flying inside a wing, along with cargoes and the fuel. They have successfully taken it to the sky… with a scale model of the Flying-V.

Virgin Galactic Revealed Its Mach 3 Supersonic Commercial Jet Design

There have been many developments in supersonic commercial aircraft over the last few years, with the likes of Aerion Supersonic, Boom Technology, Spike Aerospace, and even Charles Bombardier all in the supersonic race.

Airbus’ Vision Of Future Passenger Jet Is A Flying Wing And It Has A Scaled Demonstrator To Show Too

This is Airbus MAVERIC, a so-called “blended wing aircraft” demonstrator. MAVERIC, if you must really know, stands for Model Aircraft for Validation and Experimentation of Robust Innovative Controls.

United Airlines x Star Wars: Rise Of The Skywalker: How Did We Managed To Miss This???

How the hell did we missed this all-important Star Wars-related news? I have no idea! Anywho, back in October 2019, prior to Star Wars: The Rise of the Skywalker hits the theater in December, United Airlines actually had a movie tie-in. Mind you, though, this is more than just passenger aircraft with Star Wars livery …

Boeing 777X With Folding Wing Tips Successfully Completed First Flight

By now, Boeing 737 MAX had pretty much smeared the reputation of Boeing. But we are not here to dig into that. There’s something a little more uplifting coming from the American aircraft maker over the last weekend.

Flying-V Passenger Jet Is Basically A Giant Flying Wing

An aerospace engineering team over at Delft University of Technology (TU Delft) seems to think that passenger jet needs a radically different design. The team has came up with a somewhat odd-looking aircraft called Flying-V which, you may have already have guessed, is literally named after the aircraft’s shape. It is bold design that envisioned …