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The goal has always been to accelerate the adoption of quieter, greener, safer, faster and more efficient planes — even supersonic ones, which travel faster than sound.

The aircraft goes supersonic effortlessly, a far cry from the diminutive X-1 flown by Yeager on October 14, 1947.

The XB-1 by BoomSupersonic airplanes come roaring backRewind two decades or so, and civilians with access to lots of money had a way to travel at supersonic speeds via the Concorde.

Boom Supersonic is closer than ever to its goal of introducing supersonic commercial aviation back tot he global stage – the Colorado-based startup unveiled the final design of its XB-1 demonstrator aircraft today.

Founded in 2014, Boom is planning to build a new generation of supersonic passenger jets and sell them to airlines.

The U.S. Navy and Marine Corps also use the supersonic F/A-18 Hornet strike fighter to guide other jets to their targets.

In this way the missile does not need pinpoint accuracy: widely spread supersonic shrapnel from the warhead is deadly.

Hypersonic is the new supersonic, a frontier of speed dreamed of but not yet conquered.

Result: a supersonic, pulsating jackhammer of 1,700-degree F exhaust gas.

Musk says that it would probably be faster and cheaper to use supersonic planes to cover longer distances.

It coughed once, sending a beam of supersonic energy into the bodies of both men.

Lee stared at the apparition which swiftly materialized out of the ground haze at the plane's supersonic speed.

He knew the exact vibration level of my body, and had set supersonic traps to kill me if I tried to enter.

A tiny doll, proportioned like a woman, dashed toward me, shrilling in a supersonic shriek.

A wave of some sort—probably subsonic or supersonic—continuously filled the Vininese atmosphere.

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On this page you'll find 141 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to supersonic, such as: agile, brisk, hot, nimble, quick, and rapid.

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