Boom Technology expects to start subsonic flight tests of its XB-1 supersonic demonstrator in late 2017. The engineering design was unveiled at the company’s Centennial airport facility in Denver, Colorado, on Nov.15. Dubbed “Baby Boom,” the delta wing aircraft is a one-third scale demonstrator for a small supersonic airliner that Boom aims to certificate for commercial service by 2023. The XB-1 is 68 ft. long and powered by three ...

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