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Day: 20 September 2016

#Aviation Matters#Aviation Policy#Aviation Safety

New FAA SAFO Highlights Vulnerabilities in Lithium Battery Supply Chain

The FAA has issued a new SAFO cautioning airlines to confirm Hazardous Materials compliance of lithium battery shipments.

The SAFO specifically names Braille Battery, which manufactures lithium batteries which power racing cars.

The FAA warns that Braille have failed to show proof of compliance to Hazardous Materials Regulations for air transport.