Supersonic jets must be no noisier than existing planes, says airports group
Updated : May 16, 2019 09:40 AM IST
US supersonic jet makers are working to reintroduce ultra-fast passenger planes for the first time since the Anglo-French Concorde retired in 2003, with the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) working on proposed rules for noise certification of supersonic aircraft by 2020.
Aerion Supersonic, which is backed by Boeing Co, and Spike Aerospace have said their ultra-fast business jets will meet noise levels for subsonic planes.
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