Tag: FAA

FAA Certification for MAX 8

Boeing’s 737 MAX 8 has been certified by the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).  This paves the way for the manufacturer to begin delivering the aircraft to customers. Certification was achieved after a comprehensive test programme that took just over

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Extended ETOPS Approval

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has approved the Airbus A350-900 for ‘beyond 180 minutes’ extended-range twin engine aircraft operations (ETOPS).  This means that when the first FAA-affiliated carriers (including American Airlines, Delta Air Lines and United Airlines) start taking deliveries

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