Open the Skies for New Supersonic Airliners with NASA's X-59
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The Concorde frequently flew routes run by British Airways and Air France in three and a half hours over the North Atlantic.
However, in the United States, supersonic passenger flights only ever made it as far west as international flights on the East Coast.
Government regulations prevented sonic booms from shattering windows and eardrums from sea to shining sea.
Later this year, the NASA-commissioned X-59 QueSST (Quiet SuperSonic Technology), which was created in collaboration with Lockheed Martin, will take to the skies for the first time.
The cornerstone of NASA's Low Boom Flight Demonstrator programme is the supersonic test plane.