Boom Supersonic is building the closet thing we have to the next Concorde. In this video, I’m going to show you the XB-1 test aircraft and how this small Denver firm is bringing back supersonic flight with the XB-1’s bigger brother, the Boom Overture. So strap in and power up your afterburners.
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The airplane will be the ultimate next-generation concorde, at 170 feet long (52 m), with a wing space of 60 feet (52). It will have a seat capacity for 55-business class passengers in a 1-1 configuration. Each passenger will have 75 inches of leg room, which is typical of a business class seat today.
It will have three engines at the back, providing 15,000–20,000 pounds of (67–89 kN) thrust eachFlying at a range of Mach 2.2, the plane will have a total range of around 4,500 nautical miles or 8,300 km). According to Boom Supersonic, this opens up around 500 daily routes across water that would be perfect for the aircraft.
Highlights include:New York City to London in 3 hours and 15 minutes. Miami to Santiago in only three hours and 4 minutes, .The firm has said they could put int 30 lie-flat bed seats onboard for these longer flights, with a few business class seats.via: Found And Explained