Proposed ADS-B Certification Process for ADS-B

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Proposed ADS-B Certification Process for ADS-B

Postby dstclair » Mon Jan 25, 2016 9:14 am

Interesting proposal from EAA for an alternative approval process for S-LSA:

In comments to a recent change to FAA Advisory Circular (AC) 90-114A, EAA proposed a way to leverage existing regulation to empower the Chicago Aircraft Certification Office (ACO) to approve alterations to S-LSA aircraft. The proposal would allow the ACO to evaluate changes on a case-by-case basis. The traditional system of manufacturer-approved alterations in S-LSA would also remain unaltered.


Full article: http://www.aero-news.net/index.cfm?do=m ... 1ec34c58f7

I like the idea of have two paths for approval and wonder, if approved, whether this may blaze a trail for other avionics.
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