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Yet several sources (who begged not to be identified) told AVweb that Santa has, for years, contracted his gift deliveries to Part 135 freight dogs. Think about it. Who really knows what these pilots wear while flying through the night? Who would notice the puffy red suit? While the timing of Santa's mission is challenging, with the right equipment it might work. The circumference of the Earth through the poles — presumably Santa's preferred routing — is 24,859 miles. If, for instance, Santa was flying the Aerion supersonic business jet at 1,112 mph, he could fly around the world in just over 22 hours — leaving about an hour to refuel, grab a cup of virgin eggnog and unload goodies to the freight dogs. But whatever Santa's flying, let's hope he doesn't squawk 1200 when making deliveries in the Washington, D.C., area this year. NORAD is watching!