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July 17, 2021, 12:12 AM

FAA mandates inspections of Boeing 737 switches that could pose safety risk

FAA mandates inspections of Boeing 737 switches that could pose safety risk.
July 17, 2021, 12:12 AM
FAA mandates inspections of Boeing 737 switches that could pose safety risk
5 months ago

NTSB speaks out after airplane engine failure

The agency's preliminary investigation from the incident shows evidence of metal fatigue, while the U.K. announces it will ban 777s with a Pratt and Whitney engine from flying into its airspace.
5 months ago
NTSB speaks out after airplane engine failure
5 months ago

FAA takes action after airplane's engine falls apart mid-flight

Passengers aboard United Flight 328 are speaking out after the terrifying incident aboard a Boeing 777 over the weekend, triggering an NTSB investigation and leading to more grounded planes.
5 months ago
FAA takes action after airplane's engine falls apart mid-flight
10 months ago

US lawmakers propose tighter rules for new airplanes

Changes proposed to the way regulators approve new passenger planes.
10 months ago
1 year ago

FAA issues emergency inspections of 737 planes

Boeing 737 aircrafts parked more than a week, including nearly 2,000 planes, will be inspected due to reports of engines shutting down.
1 year ago
FAA issues emergency inspections of 737 planes
2 years ago

FAA conducting tests on airplane evacuations

The tests are looking into whether the amount of legroom on an airplane affects how quickly passengers can evacuate during an emergency.
2 years ago
FAA conducting tests on airplane evacuations
2 years ago

FAA asks airlines to inspect Boeing 737 NG jets after cracks found in fuselage part

The FAA is instructing airlines to inspect Boeing 737 NG jetliners after Boeing told the agency it had discovered evidence of cracks in a fuselage part.
2 years ago
Cracks found in Boeing 737 jets fuselage part
3 years ago

FAA changes overnight shift policy after air traffic controller scare

The air traffic controller was alone in the Las Vegas tower as another controller took a break when she began slurring her words.
3 years ago
FAA changes overnight shift policy after air traffic controller scare
3 years ago

Federal Aviation Administration drone rules 'overly strict,' new report says

The agency should be "balancing risks with potential advantages," NASEM says.
3 years ago
Federal Aviation Administration drone rules 'overly strict,' new report says
3 years ago

FAA orders new inspections of fan blades after Southwest incident

The agency is giving airlines 20 days to complete the ultrasound checks.
3 years ago
FAA orders new inspections of fan blades after Southwest incident
3 years ago

FAA orders emergency inspections of 352 engines following deadly Southwest incident

A passenger died Tuesday after an engine failure on a Boeing 737.
3 years ago
FAA orders emergency inspections of 352 engines following deadly Southwest incident
4 years ago

FAA faces partial shutdown as authorization approaches expiration

A vote is scheduled for next week.
4 years ago
FAA faces partial shutdown as authorization approaches expiration