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Concorde 2.0: Supersonic jet with 1,700mph top speed readied for unveiling

The company’s mission statement reads: “If we can fly twice as fast, the world becomes twice as small, turning far off lands into familiar neighbours.”

If the XB-1 enjoys a successful test flight, Boom Technology will shift its focus to the Boom Overture – a proposed passenger jet with 55 seats onboard.

Richard Branson and Japan Airlines have already made investments, Simple Flying reports.

Both companies have pre-ordered a total of 30 aircraft, putting them at the forefront when the Overture is ready to take passengers

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Article source: https://www.express.co.uk/news/science/1308388/concorde-supersonic-jet-1700mph-top-speed-xb1-prototype

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