FAA proposes draft B-737 Max Training only for US carriers & registered aircraft only

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The FAA has released a flight standardisation boardreport relating to B-737 Max pilot training. Soon after, an addendum was issued too. While FAA has clearly stated that the training required in the FSB is mandated for US air carriers & US registered aircrafts, other aviation authorities must take their own action for the return of the B-737 Max.Question, will the Indian regulator follow a systematic process of change management and not be rushed into the re-entry process? Will the FSB report adopted in toto and will the regulators draft training requirements be put out for public comments?
The key highlights are quoted below from the FAA website as of 7th Oct 2020:While this is an important step, several key milestones remain:Final Design Documentation and Technical Advisory Board (TAB) Report – The FAA will review Boeing’s final design documentation to evaluate compliance with all FAA regulations. The multi-agency TAB will also review the final Boeing submission and issue a f…

EASA Guidelines: Return to service of aircraft from storage in relation to the COVID-19 pandemic


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EASA publishes a paper which raises awareness of possible hazards and suggests possible mitigations following the potential risks of aircraft returning to service after storage. However, a more detailed risk assessment needs to be conducted by the relevant organisation taking into account their particular activities and must be performed by competent staff. Once the analysis is conducted, internal and external communication with the relevant organisations and the competent authority allow the third parties to also plan ahead in order to support the process.

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