Greensboro, NC. Jan. 30 2023 –Boom Supersonic broke ground on Friday, Jan. 27, on the site of its new Overture Superfactory, designed by BRPH, at Piedmont Triad International Airport (GSO) in Greensboro, North Carolina. The 62-acre site will house the final assembly line, as well as a test facility and customer delivery center for its supersonic commercial airliner, Overture. Production of the aircraft is set to begin in 2024.
The event was attended by North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper, Senate Leader Phil Berger, and several other elected officials and community leaders.
BRPH principal Stephen Gallagher, PE, LEED AP, said, “All of us at BRPH are thrilled to celebrate this milestone with our partners at Boom. It was my honor to be present for the groundbreaking and to be a part of this historic journey in aviation manufacturing as Boom recreates the future of supersonic flight.”
According to Boom, Overture will carry 65-80 passengers and is capable of flying on 100% sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) at twice the speed of today’s fastest passenger jets.
Read more about Boom and Overture at: https://lnkd.in/eDJ9jBa8
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