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AFS Updates its Kinder, Gentler Compliance Policy

On Feb. 2, the FAA issued Notice 8900.343 which cancels the original Flight Standards Service Compliance Policy, Notice 8900.323. The “revised” notice clarifies language already incorporated in Order 8900.1, Flight Standards Information Management Services (FSIMS), and retains some sections that have yet to be implemented.

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“New” Compliance Philosophy Begets AFS Policy

September 15, 2015

In keeping with the administrator’s “new” directive for focusing compliance resources, the Flight Standards Service (AFS) put some meat on the bones of expected actions by the aviation safety inspector workforce by updating its own policy. Notice N8900.323, effective Sept. 8, seems to be airline operation directed but still contains constructive methods for resolving issues between the agency and its certificate holders.

While ARSA objects to the assumption that the certificate holder is always wrong in discussions involving compliance; AFS certainly provided its workforce positive tools rather than an enforcement hammer.



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