'FAA culture needs to change,' lawmaker asserts ahead of 737 MAX hearing

"I think there has been too much deference to the manufacturer," House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chair Rep. Peter DeFazio, D-Ore., said in an interview Tuesday.
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Bottom line what have you learned about the Max Boeing the FAA. Boeing made. A very bad decision in the decided to not to sign into airplane because a competitive pressure from Airbus. And the made an even worse decision when they pressured everybody to say there will be no pilot retraining or will pay you rebates. What do you hope to accomplish by bringing these officials to commit. Well I want to hear how they're gonna change the culture at the FAA. The change needs to come to the affair yes. In the way they do their business and their interactions with the manufactured this case Boeing. It's correct I think there has been too much deference. To the manufacturer in this case. By the FAA and that's broken I mean that's not what the law assess. There's not supposed to be deference they're supposed to be in its latest. Do you think it's a safe place. Would you fly once it's recertified and back here you know I've been assured by the administrators that they have been recertified every plane individually they're gonna have a very in depth technical review of this and caste system. And after I see and hear all that then I'll have a judgment.

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