The FAA needs to streamline its aircraft certification process if the U.S. hopes to stay competitive in a global marketplace, industry leaders told a congressional hearing. Officials representing Boeing, the General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) and the Aerospace Industries Association (AIA) said the sluggishness of the FAA’s approval of new products hinders domestic growth as competition increases worldwide. The FAA’s current process creates a backlog that can delay ...

THIS CONTENT REQUIRES SUBSCRIPTION ACCESS

You must be a paid subscriber to access "Senate Told FAA’s Inability To Support Certification Programs Hurts Industry".

 

Current Aviation Week Intelligence Network (AWIN) enterprise and individual members: please go to http://awin.aviationweek.com for access.

 

Not currently a subscriber? Click on the "Learn More" button below to view subscription offers.

Already registered? here.