Manufacturers and operators of single-engine turboprop aircraft are hoping a new rule proposed by Europe's Joint Aviation Authorities, at industry's request, will shortly permit the use of such aircraft in commercial operations. The JAA has long been planning preparation of the rule, which would enable aircraft powered by a single turboprop with a specified level of reliability, or another powerplant with equivalent reliability, to fly commercial IFR routes. However, foot-dragging by ...
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