Final Testing Will Clear Way For Assembly Of Supersonic X-59A

Credit: Lockheed Martin/NASA
In a corner of its Skunk Works facility in California’s high desert, Lockheed Martin is gearing up to start assembly of the X-59A, a unique research aircraft for NASA designed to shape sonic booms as well as, potentially, the destiny of the reborn commercial supersonic aircraft industry. Configured...
Guy Norris

Guy is a Senior Editor for Aviation Week, covering technology and propulsion. He is based in Colorado Springs.

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