FAA Releases Rule For Supersonic Flight Testing

Aerion AS2-4 taking off
Artist’s rendering of Aerion AS2 supersonic business jet.
Credit: Aerion
WASHINGTON—The FAA on Jan. 6 announced a final rule that streamlines the application process for testing supersonic aircraft over land. The Special Flight Authorizations for Supersonic Aircraft regulation responds to renewed interest in the development of supersonic aircraft, but beyond testing does...

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