Air International 2020-08
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XB-1 'Baby Boom' /Concept Insight/
In November 2016, US-based start-up company, Boom Supersonic, unveiled its XB-1 'Baby Boom' - a one-third scale demonstrator, designed to aid development of the firm's Overture supersonic airliner concept. Currently in production, the XB-1 will demonstrate key technologies to further ensure safe, efficient and sustainable commercial supersonic air travel.
The forward fuselage of the aircraft rests in the assembly cradle prior to being integrated with interior systems and software.