Boom Overture Supersonic Airliner
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Rolls-Royce withdraws from Boom supersonic project

Derby-based aero engine manufacturer Rolls-Royce has withdrawn from the Boom Overture supersonic airliner saying it had completed its contract with the project. Rolls-Royce was one of several jet engine manufacturers helping Boom with engineering studies and had signed a two-year cooperation agreement with the US company. Unlike other engine manufacturers, [read more]

Boom Overture in United Colours
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United bets on supersonic Boom

US carrier United Airlines has taken civil aviation by surprise by betting big on future supersonic transport after it announced a commercial agreement with Denver based Boom Supersonic to add the Overture supersonic airliner to its fleet. At a price of $200m (list), United has a agreed to purchase 15 [read more]