Regulations and Government
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After two decades, Europe will allow commercial operators of single-engine turbine aircraft to fly in IMC, a decision expected to expand the business.
FAA said it has work to ensure "no ADs are currently being held."
The country is also a ripe replacement business aircraft market, as about 80 percent of the 170 Argentina-registered business jets are 10 years or older.
NBAA says the exemption of international operations supports the need for a global approach to emissions policy.
Passengers from seven countries on Trump’s list begin trickling into U.S.
The presidential executive orders created some uncertainties over application to certain FAA safety regulations, such as Airworthiness Directives.
Do we truly need all FAA regulations, or have some run their course?
Senate Commerce chairman Thune said Chao has the bipartisan backing of the Senate.
The announcement caps a year-long process, under the FAA's new repair station certificiation protocols.
Chao was approved by an overwhelming majority in the Senate.