Lockheed Begins Manufacturing NASA’s Low-Boom X-Plane

Credit: Artist's concept of X-59: NASA
Lockheed Martin’s Skunk Works has cut metal on the X-59 QueSST, beginning manufacture of the first part for NASA’s low-boom flight demonstrator. The single-seat, single-engine experimental aircraft is scheduled to fly in 2021. The X-59 is being built to collect community response data on the public...
Graham Warwick

Graham leads Aviation Week's coverage of technology, focusing on engineering and technology across the aerospace industry, with a special focus on identifying technologies of strategic importance to aviation, aerospace and defense.

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