FAA response to 737 MAX crash report preserves Boeing's big role in certifying its own planes
FAA response to 737 MAX crash report preserves Boeing's big role in certifying its own planes

SEATTLE — The Federal Aviation Administration on Tuesday said it plans changes to how new airplane models are certified, but will preserve Boeing’s central role in that process — despite criticism that Boeing mistakes in certifying the 737 MAX allowed design flaws that killed 346 people in two crashes.In a report released Tuesday, the FAA responded to recommendations made in January by an advisory committee set up by U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao, who oversees the FAA.In a statement, the FAA said those recommendations confirmed that its existing safety protocols are “sound,” though…

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