Transport Minister Grant Shapps chose the Farnborough Air Show to launch the National Aviation Authority (NAA) network.

It is made up the state aviation regulators from the UK, USA, Canada, Australia and New Zealand.

Leading the group:

  • Sir Stephen Hillier, Chair the UK Civil Aviation Authority, is ex-RAF who started his career in general aviation.
  • Newly appointed Acting US Federal Aviation Administration Administrator Billy Nolen spent 26 years with American Airlines, ten years as a Captain.

A collaborative international aviation network with global aviation leaders has been launched to tackle the sector’s biggest challenges.

NAA network’s mission is to foster co-operation between world-leading aviation regulators on emerging challenges in aviation and aerospace, improving innovation and safety.

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