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With the advent of a proposed U.S. Federal Aviation Administration rule on light-sport aircraft, the door was opened for the FAA, aircraft and parts manufacturers, and representatives of recreational flying enthusiasts to use private sector standards development for their field. The feature section in this month’s issue describes the formation and work of ASTM International’s newest committee, F37 on Light-Sport Aircraft.

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