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A supersonic business jet ( SSBJ ) would be a small business jet , intended to travel at speeds above Mach 1.0 ( supersonic aircraft ). No SSBJs are currently available, although several manufacturers are working on or have worked on designs.

Typically intended to transport about ten passengers, proposed SSBJs would be about the same size as traditional subsonic business jets. Only two large commercial supersonic transports ever entered service: the Aérospatiale/British Aerospace Concorde and Tupolev Tu-144 . They had relatively high costs, high noise, high fuel consumption and some environmental concerns. Both were operated under large government subsidy and did not recoup development costs.

Several manufacturers believe that many of these concerns can be successfully addressed at a smaller scale. In addition, it is believed that small groups of high-value passengers (such as executives or heads of state ) will find value in higher speed transport.

TROSA provides food, clothing, housing, toiletries, transportation, school and work supplies for all residents – more than 500 people each day. We rely on donations from people and companies near and far to meet all the needs of our residents.


TROSA’s Donation Center is located at 3500 N. Roxboro Street in Durham, part of the Durham Thrift Store. All donations are sorted so that the residents in the TROSA program are provided with what they need first. Items not needed by the program are sold in the Thrift Store to support the program.


TROSA accepts items of all types, as long as it is in good condition, usable or sellable. We offer free donation pickup for large items - call (919) 419-1059 or email thrift@trosainc.org to inquire about a donation pickup.

A business jet , private jet , or bizjet , or simply B.J. , [1] is a jet aircraft designed for transporting small groups of people. [2] Business jets may be adapted for other roles, such as the evacuation of casualties or express parcel deliveries, and some are used by public bodies, government officials or the armed forces .

The Lockheed JetStar , seating ten passengers and two crew, first flew on 4 September 1957. 204 aircraft were produced from 1957 to 1978, powered by four 3,300 pounds-force (15 kN) Pratt & Whitney JT12 turbojets , then Garrett TFE731 turbofans for a 44,500 pounds (20.2 t) MTOW , then two General Electric CF700 turbofans.

The smaller, 17,760 pounds (8.06 t) MTOW North American Sabreliner first flew on 16 September 1958. Powered by two Pratt & Whitney JT12 turbojet engines then Garrett TFE731 , more than 800 were produced from 1959 to 1982.

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