FAA chief Steve Dickson testified Wednesday before the US Senate Commerce Committee on the progress into investigating the “cozy” ties between the agency and aviation giant Boeing. Boeing’s 737 MAX jet was grounded in 2019 after two deadly crashes.
A new report from the US government issued on Boeing’s 737 MAX jets confirms that the company suppressed information on changes to their MCAS software and didn’t submit certain documents to regulators. This comes during a push to re-certify the jets and get them back in the air. Former NTSB official Jamie Finch shares his expertise.
Jamie Finch, former director of Government, Public and Family Affairs for the NTSB, joins Rick Sanchez to weigh in on the airline industry’s struggle to adapt to new health concerns and drastic reduction in travel due to the COVID-19 pandemic.