Temporary Exemption Clears Hurdle for Longitude FAA Nod
The FAA and Textron had different interpretations on fuel tank designs, resulting in a need for short-term relief from applicable standards.
An FAA temporary exemption from fuel tank flammability requirements likely paves the way for Textron Aviation to begin deliveries of its super-midsize Citation Longitude by year-end. (Photo: David McIntosh/AIN)