How the next generation of supersonic commercial aircraft took to the skies

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In the two decades following the Concorde’s last journey, the quest for supersonic commercial flight has reignited with the emergence of the Boom Supersonic XB-1. This aircraft, dubbed “Baby Boom,” represents a significant leap towards the return of faster-than-sound air travel. Its first major tests took place at the Mojave Air & Space Airport in California, marking a pivotal moment in aviation history.

Alef’s flying car preparing for take-off

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California-based Alef Aeronautics has captured headlines with its Model A, a revolutionary electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) vehicle. This article delves into the Model A’s potential to disrupt urban mobility, while acknowledging the technical and regulatory hurdles it faces.