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February 16, 2007 - 10:43am

The FAA has issued clarifying bulletins, set up a team of specialists that can be contacted 24/7 and is considering amending its controversial rule upgrading flammability standards for thermal and acoustic fuselage insulation. The rule, which became effective September 2, poses a "serious threat to the continued operation of Part 25 [certified] aircraft," according to trade groups.

January 11, 2007 - 6:37am

New regulations regarding aircraft thermal and acoustic insulation have been amended in response to concerns raised by the business aviation industry that the requirements–effective Sept. 2, 2005-applied to a much broader range of components in in-service airplanes than was originally intended.

October 19, 2006 - 7:17am

The FAA is considering amending its controversial rule upgrading flammability standards for thermal and acoustic insulation. The industry wasted no time in letting the agency know of its concern about the unexpected scope of the rule–which became effective on September 2–with the result that the agency has already taken steps to mitigate the burden on business aircraft owners and operators.

September 25, 2006 - 8:13am

The FAA has amended new regulations regarding aircraft thermal and acoustic insulation in response to industry concerns that the requirements applied to a much broader range of components and airplanes than was originally intended.

 
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