Supersonic business jet developer Boom Technology is poised to start assembly of the XB-1 scaled demonstrator, paving the way for a 50-seat, Mach 2.2-capable production variant. The company, which is developing the one-third scale prototype at its Centennial Airport facility in Denver, reached the milestone following completion of low-speed aerodynamic, stability and control tests in the National Institute for Aviation Research 7 X 10 X 12-ft. subsonic wind tunnel at Wichita State ...


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