Business

FAA Chief Pledges ‘More Boots on the Ground’ to Monitor Boeing

The Federal Aviation Administration’s top official told a House panel on Tuesday that the agency would step up its on-the-ground presence monitoring Boeing’s aircraft production. The official, Mike Whitaker, appeared before lawmakers one month after a door panel blew out of a Boeing 737 Max 9 jet while in flight, raising new questions about Boeing’s

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Business

F.A.A. Investigating Crash After Midair Pilot-Swapping Stunt

The Federal Aviation Administration stated on Monday that it was investigating a crash after a stunt that referred to as for 2 pilots to parachute from nose-diving planes and swap cockpits in midair. Nobody was injured on Sunday within the stunt, which featured the pilots and skydivers Luke Aikins and Andy Farrington flying over the

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Business

F.A.A. Administrator Steve Dickson Will Resign Subsequent Month

WASHINGTON — Steve Dickson, the administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration, will resign on the finish of subsequent month, the company mentioned on Wednesday night time. The announcement by Mr. Dickson, who was appointed by President Donald J. Trump, lower quick a five-year time period after a tumultuous interval for the F.A.A. In a letter

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Technology

F.A.A. Says It Has Reached a Deal Over 5G Service at Airports

The Federal Aviation Administration stated on Friday that it had reached an settlement with Verizon and AT&T on a option to increase 5G mobile service whereas permitting extra plane to securely land at airports nationwide, cooling down a heated dispute between wi-fi suppliers and airways. At situation had been issues from airways and the F.A.A.

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Science

Who Can Be Known as an Astronaut? The F.A.A. Will No Longer Say.

Jeff Bezos is formally an astronaut. Actually — simply ask the federal authorities. The Federal Aviation Administration mentioned on Friday that it was ending a program that awarded small gold pins known as “Business Area Astronaut Wings” to sure individuals who flew to area on non-public spacecraft. However earlier than this system formally retires in

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