Horizon Airlines and Republic Airlines have asked the FAA for three more months to comply with new filtered flight data requirements, because challenges encountered by supplier Honeywell mean necessary upgrades can’t be completed on their Bombardier Q400s by the rule’s April 2014 deadline. The rule, finalized four years ago in response to frustrated accident investigators hampered by inaccurate data, requires operators to ensure that certain flight data parameters are not being filtered ...


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