Boosted by development of the X-59 low-boom demonstrator for NASA and sensing the potential for an early jump-start in the emerging commercial supersonic market, Lockheed Martin has unveiled details of a Mach 1.8 concept capable of transpacific routes with up to 40 passengers. The company believes its baseline design can economically operate on routes up to transpacific in length while simultaneously defeating the problems of sonic boom and airport noise that killed off the Concorde 16 ...


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