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FAA – Press Release – January 6, 2021 – FAA Announces Final Rule to Facilitate the Reintroduction of Civil Supersonic Flight

Posted on January 6, 2021


Press Release – FAA Announces Final Rule to Facilitate the Reintroduction of Civil Supersonic Flight

Final Rule saved here on SCSC Roundtable website

January 6, 2021


WASHINGTON, DC — Today the U.S. Department of Transportation and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) issued a final rule (PDF) to facilitate the safe development of civil supersonic aircraft. The rule streamlines and clarifies procedures to obtain FAA approval for supersonic flight testing in the United States.

“Today’s action is a significant step toward reintroducing civil supersonic flight and demonstrates the Department’s commitment to safe innovation,” said U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao.

This rule will help ensure that companies developing these aircraft clearly understand the process for gaining FAA approval to conduct flight testing, which is

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