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#Federal Aviation Administration

# federal-aviation-administration - Monday 18 March, 2019

'Clear similarities' between both Boeing 737 MAX crashes, French experts say

An Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 MAX 8 went down minutes into a flight earlier this month.

# federal-aviation-administration - Friday 17 April, 2015

'Hackers could use in-flight TVs to access cockpits'

A US government report warns against robotic control of planes.

# federal-aviation-administration - Monday 28 July, 2014

US aviation authority threatens Southwest Airlines with $12m fine over safety concerns

The FAA says the fine relates to repairs made to Boeing 737 planes in Southwest Airlines’ fleet.

# federal-aviation-administration - Wednesday 2 October, 2013

FAA panel advises lifting ban on use of gadgets during take-off and landing

The panel said a ban should remain on browsing the Internet and sending or receiving texts and emails while the plane is flying below 10,000 feet.

# federal-aviation-administration - Monday 8 July, 2013

Investigators examine 'black box' from San Francisco plane crash Crash This post contains images

Investigators examine 'black box' from San Francisco plane crash

See their initial pictures.

# federal-aviation-administration - Friday 21 June, 2013

Investigation after two planes have 'near miss' over NYC

The Delta Air Lines Boeing 747 came close to a Shuttle America plane on 13 June.

# federal-aviation-administration - Saturday 12 January, 2013

Boeing 787 Dreamliners to undergo in-depth safety review - FAA

The announcement came after a recent spate of incidents involving the aircraft.

# federal-aviation-administration - Wednesday 4 April, 2012

Woman, 80, lands plane after pilot husband suffers fatal heart attack

Helen Collins, 80, landed the plane on one engine in Wisconsin after her husband died from a sudden heart attack while flying.

# federal-aviation-administration - Wednesday 1 June, 2011

US aviation authority warns of fines for directing lasers at aircraft US

US aviation authority warns of fines for directing lasers at aircraft

FAA warns: “Point the laser, pay the price”, after receiving over 1,100 reports this year of lasers being directed at pilots while in flight.

# federal-aviation-administration - Tuesday 5 April, 2011

American aviation authority demands inspection of all older Boeing jets

The FAA’s order comes as Southwest Airlines finishes inspecting its entire fleet after a panel burst open mid-flight.