The congressional mandate that has created a backlog of foreign repair station applications also has forced operators to reconsider expansion and contract maintenance plans because desired locations do not have FAA-approved shops, industry executives report. FAA has been legally prohibited from issuing new foreign repair station certifications since August 2008. The ban is tied to a mandate from the December 2003 FAA reauthorization bill. When the Transportation Security Administration ...

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