Reflections on the New FAA Compliance Philosophy

July 7, 2016
Alan Farkas
Experimental Aircraft Association


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Alan Farkas, SmithAmundsen partner and Chairman of Experimental Aircraft Association's Legal Advisory Council, interviewed John Duncan, the FAA Director of Flight Standards Service, in the article, “Reflections from John Duncan on the new FAA Compliance Philosophy."

In the interview, Alan asked John about the implementation of Compliance Philosophy, what guidance is given to the ASI on when to use Compliance Action, specific examples of what is and isn't covered by Compliance Philosophy, the success of it, recordkeeping of Compliance Action, and more.