• FAA demands quieter planes

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    • New aircraft designs after Jan. 1 must meet “Stage 5 Airplane Noise Standards”
    • The new regulations aim to reduce overall noise around airports and the communities near them
    • New airplane type designs in the subsonic jet airplanes and subsonic transport category large airplanes will operate at least 7 decibels quieter than airplanes in the current fleet

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