History’s first independently developed supersonic jet
XB-1 is paving the way for mainstream supersonic travel by demonstrating the key technologies for safe and efficient high-speed flight.
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OCTOBER 07, 2020
XB-1 supersonic rollout
Watch the complete rollout of Boom’s supersonic demonstrator, learn about the innovative technology behind supersonic travel, and enjoy presentations from Boom’s leaders, engineers, test pilots, and more.
Skip to the best part. See XB-1 revealed for the first time.
Paving the way for faster travel
NASA astronauts Captain Robert "Hoot" Gibson and Major General Charlie Bolden discuss the historical significance of XB-1.
Training for supersonic speed
Leaders of Boom’s Flight Test team share a tour of the avionics lab and talk the rigors of first flight preparations.
Making the vision a reality
LinkedIn co-founder and early Boom investor, Reid Hoffman, and former CTO of Lockheed Martin and Boom advisor, Dr. Ray O. Johnson highlight the importance of XB-1 for the future of travel.
Every feature of this aircraft is optimized for supersonic performance. Explore each of these key components.
Meet the team
Chief Engineer Greg Krauland shares a behind-the-scenes look at the design of XB-1.