FAA Issues Rule On Fuel-Tank System Lightning Protection

WASHINGTON—The FAA has released a final rule that establishes a performance-based standard for the design and installation of fuel systems in transport-category aircraft to protect against fuel-vapor ignition caused by lightning. The final rule, which results from a notice of proposed rulemaking the...
Bill Carey

Bill covers business aviation and advanced air mobility for Aviation Week Network. A former newspaper reporter, he has also covered the airline industry, military aviation, commercial space and uncrewed aircraft systems. He is the author of 'Enter The Drones, The FAA and UAVs in America,' published in 2016.

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