Does supersonic transport have a future?
To make fast planes great again, we need to rethink rules against overland sonic booms
Last week, United Airlines entered a conditional agreement to buy 15 planes from Boom Supersonic and become the first airline to offer commercial faster-than-sound travel since the Concorde stopped flying in 2003.
The deal is highly provisional. United is buying 15 of Boom’s Overture planes, but the …