I flew the Concorde a couple times. Took off from London at 7 pm and landed at JFK at 5:30 pm, the closest I have come to time travel!
It’s been almost 20 years since the Concorde was retired, putting an end to commercial supersonic flight for the very rich. But out in Colorado, the startup Boom Technology has raised $160 million in its quest to build a replacement, one that should be cheaper, more comfortable and able to fly more routes. Here’s an exclusive first look at Boom’s prototype test plane, the XB-1. – Bloomberg QuickTake