X-59A Makes Progress, Faces Challenges, NASA IG Says

NASA’s X-59 will gather data on community responses to reduced sonic booms.
Credit: Lockheed Martin
General Electric has shipped the first F414-100 engine to Lockheed Martin Skunk Works to power NASA’s X-59A QueSST low-boom supersonic flight demonstrator as an audit says the project is making progress but faces cost and schedule challenges. GE Aviation is under contract to provide two of the -100...

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