GREENSBORO – Boom Supersonic‘s forthcoming Overture jetliner will include a flight deck suite from Honeywell Aerospace.
“Honeywell has an extensive history of aerospace innovation and shares our vision of a faster future through sustainable supersonic flight,” said Blake Scholl, founder and CEO of Boom Supersonic, in the announcement. “We’re proud to work with Honeywell to realize one of the most advanced flight decks in the sky, with state-of-the-art technologies that reduce pilot workload and increase safety.”
Thursday’s announcement is the latest development of the Overture, which will be built in the Boom plant near Piedmont Triad International Airport.
“For decades, Honeywell has supported aircraft programs that build the future for aviation,” said Vipul Gupta, president, Electronic Solutions, Honeywell Aerospace. “We are looking forward to partnering with Boom to usher in a new generation of supersonic travel.”
Honeywell is based in Charlotte.
“The Honeywell Anthem flight deck will be tailored for Overture’s specific mission requirements, helping to enable exceptional situational awareness and enhanced safety,” the companies explained in the announcement. “The advanced avionics interface provides continuity to Overture pilots from initial simulator-based flight training through to actual flights. Honeywell successfully completed the first flight of its Anthem integrated flight deck using its Pilatus PC-12 test aircraft in May 2023, paving the way for Federal Aviation Administration certification.”