The FAA is considering incorporating examiner functions into its Organization Designation Authorization (ODA) program, a move the agency says should help address a growing shortage of designated mechanic examiners (DME). If the change occurs, it should alleviate bottlenecks for students taking the mechanic certification exam. While the FAA has delegated examiner functions to individuals for a long time, the growing demand for airman testing necessitates program expansion, something agency ...

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