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Outgoing Federal Aviation Administration administrator Billy Nolen is in advanced talks to join electric vertical takeoff and landing aircraft aspirant Archer Aviation following his upcoming departure from the U.S. aviation regulator, according to three people familiar with the discussions.
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Nolen announced in April that he was leaving the FAA this summer, but had not announced his next posting and has remained atop the aviation regulator. The acting administrator’s planned move to Archer comes as a cadre of advanced air mobility companies are navigating an uncertain regulatory environment that has yet to firm up clear rules and regulations for next-generation flying vehicles.Subscribe to continue reading...