FAA chief defends 737 MAX safety inspectors from whistleblower

FILE PHOTO: A Boeing 737 MAX 8 takes off during a flight test in Renton, Washington, January 29, 2016. REUTERS/Jason Redmond/File Photo

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The acting top U.S. aviation regulator defended the Federal Aviation Administration on Friday from charges by an unnamed agency employee who told congressional investigators that aviation safety inspectors that worked on the certification of now-grounded Boeing 737 MAX may have been unqualified. Acting FAA Administrator Dan Elwell said the FAA’s Office of […]

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