Describing supersonic transportation as "the challenging new frontier in commercial aviation," and "essential to a strong and forward-looking nation," President John F. Kennedy, on June 5, 1963, called for a joint government-industry effort to develop a supersonic transport aircraft. Over the next 50-plus years, the U.S. led the world in the development of commercial spacecraft, unmanned aircraft and electric aircraft - ...


Register now for free access to "FAA Chief: How We're Accelerating Safety Standards For Supersonics" and other premium content selected daily by our editors. 


Current magazine subscribers: digital access to articles associated with your subscription are now included at no added charge to you. Simply use your subscriber email to log in to your account (or contact us for assistance in updating your account).
Current Aviation Week Intelligence Network (AWIN) enterprise and individual members: please go to for access.


Already registered? here.