Boeing 737 Max

A Boeing 737 Max airplane being built for Norwegian Air International taxis for a test flight, Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2019, at Renton Municipal Airport in Renton, Wash. The chairman of the House Transportation Committee said Wednesday that an FAA analysis of the 737 Max performed after a fatal crash in 2018 predicted

Independent panel finds FAA put Boeing 737 Max through ‘rigorous’ vetting

In today’s Federal Newscast, a federally appointed panel finds the Federal Aviation Administration followed its own rules in certifying the troubled airplane.

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In this Monday, March 11, 2019 file photo, a Boeing 737 MAX 8 airplane being built for TUI Group sits parked in the background at right at Boeing Co.'s Renton Assembly Plant in Renton, Wash. The Transportation Department confirmed that its watchdog agency will examine how the FAA certified the Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft, the now-grounded plane involved in two fatal accidents within five months. The FAA had stood by the safety of the plane up until last Wednesday, March 13, 2019 despite other countries grounding it.  (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)

Trump names pick for FAA job as agency faces aircraft scrutiny

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