Federal Aviation Administration

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A panel of international aviation regulators found that Boeing withheld key information about the 737 Max from pilots and regulators, and the Federal Aviation Administration lacked the expertise to understand an automated flight system implicated in two deadly crashes of Max jets.


The 27-day old  partial shutdown of the federal government may soon hit the wallets of Americans who are not federal workers. The Federal Aviation Adiministration is one of the agencies operating without funding. That means the thousands of FAA air traffic controllers who manage U.S. airspace are working without pay. If they start to retire, quit, or take leave in large numbers consumers will likely see higher prices and flight delays.

The Conversation: Thursday, July 14th, 2016

Jul 14, 2016

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