FlightSafety International has requested a 90-day extension of a mandate to modify full-flight simulators for extended envelope flight training, citing the recent US government shutdown for delaying FAA approval. In a Feb. 1 regulatory filing, the manufacturer seeks an exemption to the FAA’s Part 60 Flight Simulation Training Device (FSTD) Directive 2 compliance date of March 12. The directive requires that previously qualified full-flight simulators be modified to support full stall ...

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