Posted on: 18 June 2019 by Alexander Preston
Boom Supersonic has partnered with JPA Design, a world-class aviation and hospitality design specialist, to develop the cabin interior for Overture, its Mach-2.2 commercial airliner.
Working in collaboration with Boom’s internal team, JPA Design will reimagine the onboard passenger experience and create a tranquil, stress-free journey from the moment a passenger steps aboard Overture. By overseeing the whole cabin interior, JPA Design will be able to tailor the best seating options on the market, maximise cabin flexibility, and collaborate closely with airlines to help create configurations that deliver on both passenger experience and commercial success.
“Our ambition is for travel on Overture to be exceptional in every way. Passengers will fly more than twice as fast as today’s subsonic flights, and they will witness the curvature of the Earth from large, personal windows at 60,000 feet. We are excited to partner with JPA Design to deliver a truly iconic interior design and passenger experience that goes beyond anything commercial aviation has ever seen,” said Blake Scholl, founder and CEO of Boom Supersonic.”
Boom is currently assembling XB-1, a Mach-2.2 demonstrator aircraft, to prove key technologies for safe, efficient supersonic travel. The data collected from XB-1 test flights will help refine the design of Overture.