A recent bill introduced in the US House of Representatives could make life difficult for US MRO providers, airlines as well as OEMs as it adds an extra layer of FAA interference in the aircraft MRO work of foreign repair shops although some argue that the added security is a necessary step to ensure safety adherence. The bill – H.R. 1716 also called as the Global Aircraft Maintenance Safety Improvement Act will now have more FAA interference like unannounced FAA inspections of foreign repair stations and would require airlines to submit annual reports to the FAA about heavy maintenance work
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