NASA, Lockheed Complete “Low Boom” X-plane Design

July 5, 2017 in News by Robert Bowman

Newsweek (6/27, Bort) reports that NASA and Lockheed Martin have completed preliminary design review for the Quiet Supersonic Transport (QueSST), which could “pave the way for supersonic passenger travel.” NASA expects to select a manufacturer for the Low Boom Flight Demonstrator (LBFD) “early next year,” FlightGlobal (6/27, Trimble) reports.