Regulations and Government

News about bills, laws, regulations and other governmental decisions affecting aviation and aerospace. Topics include FAA re-authorizations, taxes on fuel and aviation activities, environmental legislation, ICAO decisions, governmental mediation of labor conflicts and World Trade Organization disputes and decisions.

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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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.