XB-1 Virtual Rollout - 11:00 a.m. MT


Supersonic returns

Join us here at 11:00 a.m. October 7th to witness the historic rollout of Boom’s XB-1. This online experience will take viewers on the journey from supersonic idea to reality, where XB-1 will be revealed for the first time.

Hosted by Boom Founder and CEO Blake Scholl, you’ll learn about the vision and innovative technology behind supersonic travel. Expect presentations from Boom’s leaders, engineers, test pilots, and more in a behind-the-build look at XB-1. We'll finish the program with a live Q&A, responding to viewer questions in real time.

This aircraft is paving the way for the return of supersonic travel. Be here to welcome supersonic technology back to the world.

Keeping with CDC-recommended social distancing measures, this is an online-only, virtual event, premiering on this page


See it here: XB-1 assembly

Speed: Building supersonic technology
A cruising speed beyond the sound barrier requires advanced aerodynamic design, propulsion, and materials. Read more
Safety: Defining a safety-first culture
Aggressive performance and capability testing is the standard for the organization principled in safety. Read more
Sustainability: Flying for a better future
To make widespread supersonic travel a reality, sustainability is integrated into every decision. Read more

XB-1 is the first step in bringing supersonic travel back to the world. Flights at twice the speed mean we can travel twice as farbringing more people, places, and cultures into our lives.

- Blake Scholl, Founder & CEO
Boom Hangar
Titanium panels are installed to the aft fuselage. Nearly every fastener hole here has been made using 3D printed drill blocks.
With the successful completion of XB-1’s wing install, the canoe-shaped fuselage begins to take the final shape of a supersonic aircraft.
The forward fuselage rests in the assembly cradle, where all final systems installations will take place.
The wings are officially closed and all internal systems are installed. The next step is for the wing structure to be tested and installed into the fuselage.
With a spectacular Colorado sunrise as their backdrop, Boom team members started the first phase in the bonding of XB-1's cockpit and nose landing gear into the fuselage skin: sanding with a grit blast. Work then moved into the hangar as bonding got underway.
From the balcony overlooking Boom's hangar floor, you can identify XB-1's nose, cockpit, main landing gear bay structure, wings & tooling for its nearly 50-foot forward fuselage.
XB-1 will be equipped with a forward-looking visual system to give our pilots maximum visibility from the cockpit. A center screen on the instrument panel displays real-time footage from cameras attached to the nose and landing gear.
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