BARR Program Reinstated by FAA

 - December 6, 2011, 4:14 PM

The FAA lifted all restrictions on the Block Aircraft Registration Request (Barr) program on Friday, and owners and operators can, according to the NBAA, “opt out from having their flight information broadcast over the Internet.” NBAA president and CEO Ed Bolen said, “NBAA and its members thank the leaders in Congress for taking action to address our industry’s long-standing concern that curtailment of the Barr program represents an invasion of privacy, a competitive threat to businesses and a potential security risk.”