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News: Boom Supersonic; USAF Teams Up For Gov't Executive Flight

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  1. USAF Teams with Boom Supersonic for Government Executive Flight Program Exploration
    BOOM supersonic which is currently working on their version of a supersonic commercial aircraft called the Overture, has announced the United States Air Force awarded a contract for exploring the possibilities of supersonic government executive flight. This is not to say that Boom will be manufacturing an 'Air Force One'. The contract will fund explorations of an Overture configuration designed for Air Force executive transport. The Department of Defense and the Air Force manage all air transport for executive branch top leadership, including Air Force One.
  2. "The United States Air Force is constantly looking for technological opportunities to disrupt the balance of our adversaries," said Brigadier General Ryan Britton, Program Executive Officer for Presidential & Executive Airlift Directorate. "Boom is an example of the American ingenuity that drives the economy forward through technological advances. We are extremely excited to team with them as we work to shrink the world and transform the future of executive airlift." BOOM supersonic previously announced that they had orders/agreements from JAL and Virgin for their future supersonic aircraft.

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    BOOM Supersonic
    www.boomsupersonic.com


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