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October 11, 2019, 2:05 PM

Review Panel Faults FAA, Boeing in Max Certification Report

The JATR panel cited the FAA for inadequate awareness of the function of the 737 Max's MCAS and Boeing for “undue pressures” on members of its ODA staff.

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FlightAware's September update found that fleets seven out-of-production models still have an ADS-B compliance rate of less than 7 percent.
Oct 14, 2019 - 10:28 AM
The €380 million loan gives the German airline subsidiary of defunct British travel group Thomas Cook time to find new investors.
Oct 11, 2019 - 2:05 PM
The JATR panel cited the FAA for inadequate awareness of the function of the 737 Max's MCAS and Boeing for “undue pressures” on members of its ODA staff.
Oct 10, 2019 - 6:28 AM
CBD is technically not prohibited, but consumption or use nonetheless carries big risks for pilots.
Oct 8, 2019 - 12:10 PM
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Oct 8, 2019 - 11:59 AM
The Canadian Business Aviation Association is leading a fight against a proposal for a 10 percent tax on “luxury" vehicles, which includes aircraft.
Oct 4, 2019 - 12:14 PM
Sen. Cruz said the conversation needs to be reset on ATC, while Bolen said aviation community should come together on "targeted solutions."
Oct 3, 2019 - 3:56 PM
The charges against the pilot in command of the Aeroflot SSJ100 carry a prison sentence of seven years.
Oct 3, 2019 - 11:56 AM
Boeing and Embraer now expect the acquisition to close in early 2020 rather than this year.
Oct 2, 2019 - 2:19 PM
The EU is calling for a negotiated solution and a new regime on aircraft subsidies.