FAA will no longer use RTCA as an official federal advisory committee, changing a relationship with the influential standards entity that dates to 1976. The discontinuation of RTCA’s advisory status is a result of the Trump administration’s government-wide review of federal advisory committees. Two policymaking groups that RTCA has managed on FAA’s behalf—the NextGen Advisory Committee (NAC) and the Drone Advisory Committee (DAC)—will continue meeting as ...

Subscribe to Access this Entire Article

"Aviation standards group RTCA loses federal advisory status with FAA" is part of ATW Plus, our online premium membership. Subscribing will provide you access to exclusive news, carefully researched airline financial, fleet and traffic data, plus the option to receive our popular, award-winning print magazine. To learn more, click here. If viewing via ATW Mobile, please login and click "Read web article" to view fully. Questions? ATWPlus@penton.com.

Already registered? here.