Supersonic Technology is About to Transform Aviation (Again)

The newest trends in private aviation are being supported by NASA and DARPA, which is the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency. NASA needs no introduction, but to give you a clearer view on what DARPA does, know that they’re the brains behind a recently released self-driving drone ship and consolidated software platform for American military hackers. In other words, they’re the United States Government’s coolest entities.  For one plane, the agencies are coming together with Lockheed Martin and creating the X-jet, a business-sized jet aircraft with a one-two punch: it burns low-carbon bio-fuels while quietly breaking the sound barrier at mach 1-plus.

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