Category: Transportation

The return of supersonic passenger air travel is one step closer to reality with NASA’s award of a contract for the preliminary design of a “low boom” flight demonstration aircraft. This is the first in a series of ‘X-planes’ in NASA’s New Aviation Horizons initiative, introduced in the agency’s Fiscal Year 2017 budget.

Source: NASA Begins Work to Build a Quieter Supersonic Passenger Jet | NASA

Posted: February 29, 2016 in Transportation