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FAA: ‘No Evidence of a Cyber Attack’ at This Time

There is “no evidence” at this time that Wednesday’s Notice to Air Missions (NOTAM) system outage, temporarily resulting in grounded flights across the U.S., was a result of a cyber attack, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced in an update.

US-AVIATION-FAA-TRAVEL Travelers wait to hear if their flight will depart on time, at Los Angeles International Airport in Los Angeles, on January 11, 2023. - The US Federal Aviation Authority ordered a temporary halt to all domestic flight departures Wednesday, after a major system outage that disrupted air traffic across …

Report: Human Error and Software Meltdown Caused Bumbling FAA’s Shutdown Fiasco

The FAA ordered a nationwide halt to domestic flights in the United States on Wednesday morning due to a major software meltdown. The error that led to this failure reportedly was caused by an engineer replacing one file with another while working on the system. One FAA official stated, “It was an honest mistake that cost the country millions.”

Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg speaks during the daily briefing at the White House in Washington, on Nov. 8, 2021. Congress has created a new requirement for automakers: find a high-tech way to keep drunken people from driving cars. It's one of the mandates along with a burst of new spending …

Biden, Buttigieg Flummoxed by First FAA Ground Stop Since 9/11

President Joe Biden and Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg struggled Wednesday with the first Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) ground stop of all flights nationwide since the terror attacks of Sep. 11, 2001. As Breitbart News reported Wednesday morning: “Commercial airline

South Bend, Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg and former Vice President Joe Biden shake hands after the Democratic Presidential Debate at Otterbein University on October 15, 2019 in Westerville, Ohio. A record 12 presidential hopefuls are participating in the debate hosted by CNN and The New York Times. (Photo by Win …

Biden’s FAA Doubling Down on ‘Unruly Passengers’ on Flights

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is doubling down after it issued a “no tolerance” rule in January targeting “unruly” airline passengers, a phenomenon associated with the strict coronavirus regulations for fliers, including continually wearing a mask while at airports and on planes.

An officer from the Airport District Police of Miami International Airport removes passenger Dontavious Jackson (2nd R) from a United Airlines flight in Miami, on March 17, 2021, after Jackson was accused of wrongdoing by another passenger. - Jackson was later let go based on various eye witness statements from …

Senate Report: Boeing ‘Inappropriately Influenced’ FAA on 737 Max Safety Tests

A new report published by the Senate Commerce Committee alleges that Boeing  “inappropriately influenced” FAA test pilots during flight simulations. The interference allegedly took place when test pilots attempted to interact with the Maneuvering Characteristics Augmentation System (MCAS), the same function that led to two fatal crashes in 2018 and 2019. Sen. Roger Wicker (R-MS) said: “Our findings are troubling. The report details a number of significant examples of lapses in aviation safety oversight and failed leadership in the FAA. It is clear that the agency requires consistent oversight to ensure their work to protect the flying public is executed fully and correctly.”

Boeing unveils fix to flight system after deadly crashes

CNBC: Self-Regulation at Boeing May Have Prolonged 737 Max Crisis

A new report published this week by CNBC dives into the conditions at Boeing and the FAA that led to and prolonged the 737 Max crisis. The 737 Max fleet was grounded by aviation authorities around the world after two fatal crashes that occurred in 2018 and 2019. Both crashes, which were caused by a flaw in the fleet’s flight systems, claimed the lives of all passengers and crew on board.

Boeing planes sit on the assembly line at the company’s 737 plant in Renton, Wash.

American Airlines to Fly 737 Max Test Flights Carrying Only Employees

American Airlines announced over the weekend that it will charter five flights on the infamous Boeing 737 Max carrying only its own employees as part of a trial program. The FAA approved the fleet for a return to the airways in November following a 20-month hiatus that occurred after two fatal crashes that occurred in 2018 and 2019.

MIAMI, FL - MARCH 13: A grounded American Airlines Boeing 737 Max 8 is towed to another location at Miami International Airport on March 13, 2019 in Miami, Florida. American Airlines is reported to say that it will ground its fleet of 24 Boeing 737 Max planes and it plans …

Boeing Sells Zero Airplanes in October

Boeing received zero orders for aircraft in the month of October. Despite the setbacks caused by the coronavirus pandemic, European competitor Airbus received 11 new orders in the month of October.

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