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In transportation news this week, a trucking bankruptcy left drivers stranded nationwide, Elon Musk won his defamation case, Boeing's 737 drama continued,.. Business Insider - Published
A day after hearing criticism from Congress that his agency is too cozy with the manufacturer, the FAA administrator warned Boeing's CEO not to expect quick recertification of the grounded planes. NPR - Published
· American Airlines announced on Thursday it's cancelling Boeing 737 Max flights until April 7, 2020.
· Although Boeing has suggested that the plane would be cleared to fly before the end of 2019,.. Business Insider - Published
Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) chief Steve Dickson met with Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg at FAA headquarters in Washington, D.C., Thursday to tell him to pull back on public statements about an.. Seattle Times - Published
FAA Administrator Stephen Dickson told House lawmakers the return of the Boeing 737 Max to service "is not guided by a calendar or schedule," suggesting that regulators won't clear the airplane to fly.. USATODAY.com - Published
The Federal Aviation Administration’s certification of Boeing’s 737 MAX will come under scrutiny Wednesday as a House committee questions FAA Administrator Stephen Dickson and others. Also.. Seattle Times - Published
The aviation world looked to the FAA as the regulatory gold standard, but that changed after the two crashes. The FAA's leader will answer questions Wednesday about the agency's role in those crashes. NPR - Published
WASHINGTON (AP) — The head of the Federal Aviation Administration will face questions next week from a congressional panel about the agency’s review of the Boeing 737 Max, which has been grounded.. SeattlePI.com - Published
DALLAS (AP) — The chief of the Federal Aviation Administration tested the Boeing 737 Max in a flight simulator Thursday, but the FAA declined to say how its updated anti-stall software.. SeattlePI.com - Published Also reported by •Newsday •Seattle Times
WASHINGTON (AP) — The nation's top aviation regulator says he plans to go into a flight simulator and personally test changes that Boeing is making to the grounded 737 Max.
Stephen Dickson also.. SeattlePI.com - Published Also reported by •Newsday •Seattle Times
Steve Dickson, a former executive and pilot at Delta Air Lines who is qualified to fly the 737, said he intends to perform test runs on a Max flight simulator while on the trip. Seattle Times - Published