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FAA to Develop Electronic Parts Tracking System

On December 18, the Department of Transportation announced that the FAA will develop an electronic collection system for all of the information and forms required to certificate aviation products and parts. The agency is expected to begin testing such a system in 2016.

The new parts tracking system is one measure the department claims will improve government efficiency and provide businesses with relief from mandatory record keeping. The measures resulted from executive orders (13563, 13610) commanding federal agencies to identify methods to reduce regulatory burdens.



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