The US House of Representatives yesterday passed a three-month extension of FAA funding to Dec. 31 and the Senate is expected to follow quickly, decreasing the possibility that a multiyear reauthorization bill will be passed this year. FAA's authorization expired on Sept. 30, 2007, and the agency since has been funded by a serious of temporary extensions, the latest of which expires Sept. 30. The House passed a three-year, $53.5 billion reauthorization bill in May but the Senate is still ...

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