The FAA’s latest effort to modernize repair station regulations could create as many challenges as it solves, expect several industry experts. The notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) published May 21 is the latest step in a 23-year odyssey to update FAR Part 145, the rules that govern repair station certficiation. The draft rule’s biggest change is a new ratings system classification aimed at more accurately reflecting today’s industry standards. One of the revisions adapt ratings ...


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