Welcome to Up to Speed, a monthly recap of news from Boom Supersonic. This January, we celebrated the anniversary of breaking ground at the Overture Superfactory in Greensboro, North Carolina. We also looked back at the milestones achieved in 2023, including adding Honeywell as one of several global tier-one suppliers to join the Overture program.
Celebrating One Year Since Groundbreaking at the Overture Superfactory
January 26th marked the anniversary of breaking ground on the Overture Superfactory, the future home of the final assembly line for Overture, as well as flight tests and customer delivery. We have been updating our live blog monthly to share progress from the start of construction until now. See the full development over the last year in our live blog here.
ICYMI: Boom Selects Honeywell Anthem Integrated Flight Deck for Overture
Honeywell was one of several global tier-one suppliers to join Boom’s Overture program in 2023. As part of the agreement between the two companies, Honeywell’s next-generation flight deck and its modular avionics platform will be incorporated into Overture.
As a pioneer in integrated modular avionics, Honeywell has successfully matured multiple generations of flight deck technology. Honeywell’s unmatched expertise in the development and certification of large and complex avionics systems provides a foundation for the development and certification of a new generation of integrated avionics onboard Overture.
Read more about the suppliers added and program progress for Overture and Symphony in 2023 in our year in review blog post here.
What Does it Feel Like to Fly Supersonic?
If you’ve flown supersonic before, you’re aware that it’s actually difficult to sense when you’ve crossed the sound barrier, let alone when cruising at Mach 1.7. Learn about the supersonic flight experience and the effects that passengers can expect when flying Overture, the world’s fastest airliner – optimized for speed, safety, and sustainability here.