New regulation will upgrade standards for simulators, mandate quality control for pilot training facilities
The FAA’s new FAR Part 60, scheduled for implementation in May, will be aimed at codifying qualification standards for simulators and harmonizing U.S. regulations with those in Europe. FAA officials say plans call for FAR Part 60 to become effective May 30, 2008, with a final compliance date of May 30, 2010. The rule has been co-developed during the past seven years by the agency’s National Simulator Program (NSP) office and the simulation industry, says Bob Davis, manager of the NSP ...
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