Is the FAA Too Cozy With Plane Manufacturers Like Boeing? Pilot's Union President to Ask Tough Questions in Hearing

The leader of one of the nation's largest pilots unions says Boeing placed its customers' bottom line above public safety when it failed to disclose to pilots how the flight control system at the center of two fatal 737 Max crashes functioned.Allied Pilots Association President Dan Carey is expected to pose tough questions to Congress about the Federal Aviation Administration's certification process, according to prepared remarks he plans to deliver during a House aviation subcommittee hearing Wednesday."Unfortunately, as pilots know, improvements in aviation are often written in the blood of the unfortunate victims of airplane accidents," Carey wrote in his remarks.  Continue reading...

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