Thu, May 27, 2004
Aero-News: Quote of the Day
Quote of the Day usually derives from current news, though we
reserve the right to pick quotes out of history that have a bearing
on the day's events and issues.
Sometimes, you'll find them timely and in keeping with the
content of the day's news... and sometimes, they'll just be
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Aero-News Quote of the Day
"This time, the FAA got it right.
They held a true dialog and listened to the people who know the
aircraft best. Now they are choosing to work with the owners to
find alternate solutions to what they determined was an unsafe
Source: AOPA Director of Certification and
Regulatory Policy Luis Gutierrez, reacting to news that the FAA has
abandoned an attempt to create an AD covering Cessna 400 series
aircraft. The proposed rulemaking (NPRM) would have ADs that would
have grounded most models in the 400 series while they underwent
inspection and installation of a wing spar strap kit at an
estimated cost of $75,000 per aircraft.
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