BARR Requests – Valid Security Concern No Longer Required

By: Stewart Lapayowker

December 18, 2011


The language of the Department of Transportation’s budget for Fiscal Year 2012  prohibits the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) from requiring certification of a “valid security concern” as a condition to blocking aircraft tail numbers from tracking by online services.  The National Business Aviation Association is monitoring FAA’s implementation of the revised BARR system.

Until that system is finalized, FAA will no longer need to certify to (or mention) a “valid security concern” in order to have the blocking request accepted.

Regards. SHL.
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