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FAA - Fundamental Conflict on Aircraft Approval?

FAA - Fundamental Conflict On Aircraft Approval?

What do you mean?!  Leaving Aircraft manufacturers to be the inspector of their aircraft safety worthlessness is a problem?  NO KIDDING, yes.

Note that a more recent statement by Boeing sad they will install a safety feature for the system in question, that they removed from some aircraft to lower the cost to customers, will be installed for free on those 737 MAX aircraft.  Which means Boeing could have done that in the first place.

"Does handling of Boeing safety issue reveal ‘fundamental conflict’ for the FAA?" PBS NewsHour 3/27/2019


SUMMARY:  In the aftermath of a second deadly plane crash, Boeing is trying to reassure the U.S. government and the public that it is addressing the flight control system on its 737 MAX jets.  The feature is suspected of a role in the fatal Ethiopian Airlines incident in March as well as an October Lion Air crash.  Amna Nawaz reports and talks to science correspondent Miles O’Brien for technical details.

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