The magic of supersonic flight
08.2017 | Thirty-six-year-old Blake Scholl – former Amazon manager, technology entrepreneur and certified pilot – is the founder and CEO of Boom Technology, Inc., a start-up from Denver, Colorado. Boom’s mission is to bring the first supersonic passenger airliner to market since the Concorde, with the 55-seat jet expected to enter into service in 2023. So far, Boom has received purchase commitments for 76 jets from five major airlines. A two-seater demonstrator aircraft dubbed “Baby Boom” is expected to take to the skies as early as 2018.