FAA partners with Korean regulatory authority on AAM certification and operations


The FAA and the Korea Office of Civil Aviation (KOCA) have agreed to partner on future AAM aircraft development and operations. 

The agencies signed a declaration of cooperation which will seem them collaborate on AAM projects — sharing ideas, information, skills, and techniques. Safety oversight of AAM, including airworthiness, licensing, and operations, will form a significant part of the collaboration.

Acting FAA Administrator, Billy Nolen, said: “Collaborating with our international partners on safely integrating these new technologies will create more efficient, sustainable and equitable transportation options.”

The announcement follows FAA partnerships with Japan and its National Aviation Authorities Network agreement with the UK , Canada, Australia and New Zealand.