LAMA To Offer LSA "Seal Of Approval"
If the new Light Sport Aircraft rules leave it up to manufacturers to certify that their airplanes comply with the required standards, how much confidence should buyers place in those products? They can go by company reputation and their own personal assessment, but soon they'll have another option as well. The Light Aircraft Manufacturers Association (LAMA) is offering to audit manufacturers and verify that they are in compliance with their stated quality-assurance standards. If the standards are being met, the manufacturer can put a sticker on every aircraft to show that it's been checked by a third party. LAMA will unveil more details about the program next week at AirVenture.