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Boom to source bespoke Overture engine from consortium

Unable to source one from the main OEMs, Boom Supersonic is developing an engine for its Overture supersonic airliner on its own. Boom announced today that it has commissioned a 35.000 lbs-engine with a consortium that includes FTT, GE Additive, and StandardAero. And...

When will Boom show its engine card?

Unless Boom Supersonic has something up to its sleeve in the form of a contract with an undisclosed engine maker, the US start-up seems to have hit a serious setback. It still hasn’t a confirmed engine and can now exclude Rolls-Royce from the list, after the UK maker...

American Airlines selects and prepays Boom Overture

American Airlines has placed an order with Boom Supersonic for twenty Overture supersonic transport (SST) aircraft, with an option on another forty. The carrier has also paid a non-refundable deposit on the first twenty aircraft, the two companies announced on August...

Boom Supersonic radically changes Overture design

FULLY UPDATED - Boom Supersonic has radically redesigned the Overture passenger aircraft. From the Concorde look-a-like that was unveiled in late 2016/early 2017, Overture has now changed the overall aerodynamic concept. The new design has been unveiled at a press...