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May 15, 2019, 4:15 PM

FAA Chief Faults Boeing for Lack of Clarity on MCAS

Dan Elwell testified that the FAA expects Boeing to submit a software update in about a week.

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May 15, 2019 - 4:15 PM
Dan Elwell testified that the FAA expects Boeing to submit a software update in about a week.