The FAA is giving operators of 5,500 U.S.-registered aircraft until early September 2015 to put emergency oxygen generators back into aircraft lavatories by installing new, more tamper-resistant systems. The new rule (AD 2012-11-09), effective Aug. 10, gives operators 37 months—or 13 months longer than originally proposed—to comply. The FAA notes that the timeframe should be sufficient to accomplish the work, even though “there are no specific designs available for the affected ...


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