June 2016 Issue

FAA Deregulation Picks Up Speed

Recent FAA policy changes on aircraft certification—with more pending—may mean less expensive, higher-tech aircraft sooner.

If the U.S. general aviation industry has its way, a new FAA framework for certificating aircraft and components—including the ways new equipment is installed on in-service aircraft—would be in place by the end of the year. That’s one of the goals expressed in a joint statement supporting a proposed rewrite of the agency’s Part 23 rules, those under which small airplanes are certificated and equipment for them is approved.

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