Plans released for 2000 supersonic jets linking hundreds of cities worldwide

Blake Scholl, founder and CEO of Boom Supersonic, said his company will finally make supersonic air travel financially viable. Fares from London to New York, for example, would cost from £2000 one way, which is the same as a business class ticket at the moment. Boom Supersonic is just one of a handful of companies […]

Shhh… Nasa’s supersonic silent aircraft gets name reflecting long QueSST to make it

After decades in the making, NASA’ s silent supersonic aircraft seems to have reached the stage it deserved a name. The plane is designed to travel over cities faster than the speed of sound and as quietly as a mouse. The moniker X-59 QueSST was given to the experimental aircraft by the US Air Force, […]

Win a Dyson Supersonic Hair Dryer

We’re giving away a Dyson Supersonic Hair Dryer to one of our beloved readers. The Dyson Supersonic technology allows for faster, more precise drying, while producing minim noise due to acoustic silencers. With intelligent heat control it prevents extreme temperatures, helping to protect against overheating. For your chance to win this Dyson Supersonic Hair Dryer […]

Chinese hackers stole US sea warfare data, including on supersonic missile – report

Some 614 gigabytes on a secretive US Navy project was reportedly stolen from a contractor, who kept the data unclassified despite the sensitivity of the information, which includes the Pentagon’s plan for a supersonic missile. Breaches that could deal a heavy blow to the US military’s bid to dominate the waters near the disputed islands […]

The US Is Getting Closer to a Supersonic Passenger Jet Like the Concorde

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Russia developing long-range supersonic drone & unmanned high-speed helicopter

Research and development is under way for Russia’s long-rage supersonic drone and high-speed helicopter, Alexander Nemov, deputy head of the Russian Air Force’s research institute, told Interfax. The unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) will be able to perform “automated supersonic flying missions” and hit enemy targets at various distances. Earlier, Nemov said Russia will continue developing […]

NASA tests light, foldable plane wings for supersonic flights

Planes that can fold their wings to different angles while in the air have the potential to fly faster than their peers, and NASA has recently made headway into their development. The space agency has conducted a series of test flights proving that it can control the wings it designed to move into any position […]

What we’re buying: Dyson’s Supersonic hair dryer

This month, Associate Editor Swapna Krishna is singing the praises of Dyson’s advanced but pricey hair dryer. Compared with her old model, it’s like night and day. Swapna Krishna Contributing Editor I have hair problems. Specifically, I have thick, curly, long hair (layered, but to my waist at its longest) that is incredibly dry all […]

Supersonic car pilot Andy Green describes setting the land speed record

Next week, the Bloodhound Project folks will stage an event on a 1.7-mile runway at Cornwall Airport Newquay in southwestern England. There, RAF Wing Commander Andy Green will attempt to hit 200 mph in 9 seconds — a key test for the team’s ultimate goal of 1,000 miles per hour. The event comes on the […]