The rotary-wing industry has taken its first step toward revamping outdated FARs establishing airworthiness standards for civil rotorcraft. The initial discussions regarding the need to update Parts 27 and 29 were moderated by GAMA at this year's Heli-Expo. The conference, which included representatives from the FAA, OEMs and operators, discussed the need to change outdated portions of Part 27 (Normal Category Rotorcraft) and Part 29 (Transport Category Rotorcraft), allowing ...


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