FAA poised to say pilots don’t need fresh 737 Max simulator training

U.S. aviation regulators are increasingly convinced they don’t need to mandate new simulator training for pilots of Boeing’s 737 Max before returning the grounded jet to service, according to people familiar with the discussions. Pilots would be required instead to take a computer-based training course they could perform at home or in a classroom, according […]

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Senators grill FAA safety official on Boeing 737 Max crashes

WASHINGTON – The Federal Aviation Administration’s top safety manager, facing his most rigorous public questioning since two Boeing jets crashed under similar circumstances, repeatedly defended the FAA’s approach to safety Wednesday but also acknowledged a key agency misjudgment. Ali Bahrami, the FAA’s associate administrator for aviation safety, sought to blunt criticisms during a Senate hearing […]

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