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Going Direct: A Historic Aviation Deadline is Passing . . .

The Small Airplane Revitalization Act Is Almost ready…what happened to it?

Big changes to small airplane certification are awaiting the president’s signature to become law. While focused on “light” aviation, the legislation would free companies to innovate and cut costs on all manner of Part 23 airplanes.
Big changes to small airplane certification are awaiting the president’s signature to become law. While focused on “light” aviation, the legislation would free companies to innovate and cut costs on all manner of Part 23 airplanes.

Today is one of the most important days in the history of American general aviation. In theory, it is anyway. So in theory…hooray? Today, December 15, 2015, marks the deadline that the government gave itself for issuing a final rule for the law known as the Small Airplane Revitalization Act, often referred to as Part 23 Reform. The idea behind the act is one of the most forward thinking in all of aviation regulation history, and it’s well proven, too.

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