Old 28th Nov 2019, 22:47
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Originally Posted by medod View Post
I wonder why Boeing bothered doing a non-FAA test then. And why FAA staff were there. Shits and giggles?
The regulations spell out the minimum requirements - it's always acceptable to do cert tests that exceed those minimum requirements.

Originally Posted by OldnGrounded View Post
OK, but that doesn't actually say anything, at all, about the reality of delegated certification authority, which is an undeniable, inarguable reality -- whatever you think of it.
The reality of delegated authority is that the FAA picks and chooses what is delegated and what it retained, whatever you might think of it in your reality.

The level of ignorance of certification requirements, testing, and procedures exhibited by some of the critics on this forum is rather disturbing.
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