SUSTAINABILITY

COMMITMENT

Net-zero carbon

We are the first commercial aircraft manufacturer to incorporate sustainability from day one. Our approach extends from how we design and test our aircraft to how we operate our production facility and aircraft recycling.

“Our vision is to make the world more accessible. It’s fundamental that we take great care of it, too.”

Blake Scholl

FOUNDER & CEO, BOOM SUPERSONIC

SAF-POWERED FLIGHT

A more sustainable future of travel

“United continues on its trajectory to build a more innovative, sustainable airline and today’s advancements in technology are making it more viable for that to include supersonic planes.”

Scott Kirby

CEO, UNITED AIRLINES

Engine program

Accelerating innovation with Rolls-Royce

“We’re committed to a net zero carbon future for all of our products, both existing and future. Supersonic travel and the technologies associated with it are part of that value proposition.”

Simon Carlisle

ROLLS-ROYCE STRATEGY DIRECTOR FOR CIVIL AEROSPACE

The world’s fastest and most sustainable airliner

DESIGN

Maximized fuel efficiency

An aircraft’s fuel efficiency directly translates to how sustainably it operates. We’re applying lessons from XB-1 to ensure Overture’s design is maximized for sustainable performance.

PROPULSION

Emissions and noise reduction

Overture’s fleet will be able to run on 100% sustainable aviation fuels. We are minimizing community noise impacts and Overture will blend in with the quietest of today’s long-haul fleet.

ASSEMBLY

Repurposed material

Our manufacturing process is built for resource efficiency. We repurpose tooling and utilize 3D printing to save material and resources.

PRODUCTION

LEED-certification

Overture’s LEED-certified production facility will leverage clean electricity generation and facilitate waste-minimizing assembly.

OPERATION

Zero overland noise impacts

We’re designing Overture with noise-sensitive communities in mind, to meet or exceed all current and anticipated noise rules.

RECYCLING

Design for recycling

We consider an aircraft’s entire lifecycle even before assembly begins. Overture is designed for ease of dismantling and minimization of waste.

A dedicated sustainability team

Our in-house sustainability team ensures environmental stewardship is part of every key decision across Boom.

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Ben Murphy
Head of Sustainability Policy
Ben Murphy
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Dr. Lourdes Maurice
Advisor
Dr. Lourdes Maurice

Stories and news

Q&A with Boom’s sustainability advisor, Dr. Lourdes Maurice

Dr. Lourdes Maurice committed her life to defending the environment. Today she drives sustainability initiatives for supersonic travel at Boom. Read more

Boom and Rolls-Royce announce collaboration to advance Overture program

The two leaders of sustainability are exploring the pairing of a propulsion system with Boom’s supersonic airliner. Read more

Boom announces first fully carbon-neutral aircraft program

The next generation of airplanes will be fast, efficient, and eco-friendly. Read more

Partners and allies

Boom is proud to work with environmentally-forward organizations to support the advancement and adoption of sustainable alternative fuels.

RSB

Driving the development of the bioeconomy for a better world through certification, sustainability solutions, innovation and partnerships.

CAAFI

Bringing commercially viable, sustainable, alternative jet fuels to the marketplace through the coalition of aviation stakeholders.

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