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Supersonic travel to make a comeback for the first time since Concorde retired

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The supersonic jet is planning to make a comeback after 50 years since Concorde first took to the skies, the legendary delta-wing passenger airliner made its last flight in 2003. Denver based start-up Boom Supersonic has announced it will roll out XB-1, a 1:3 scale prototype of its upcoming supersonic commercial jet Overture, on October 7, test flights will begin in 2021. XB-1 is the first step in bringing supersonic travel back.