Industry, both entrepreneurial and established, is hailing a renaissance in civil supersonic flight. The reason is legislation reauthorizing the FAA, which includes language directing the agency to begin rulemaking to establish noise standards for commercial supersonic aircraft. The five-year reauthorization bill does not put the FAA under quite as much pressure to act quickly as an earlier amendment would have. But it does give developers such as startup Boom Supersonic the sought-after ...


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