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FAA questions some Boeing appointees expertise for certification tasks -Breaking


© Reuters. FILEPHOTO: This April 24, 2013 photo shows the Boeing logo at Chicago’s headquarters. REUTERS/Jim Young/File Photo

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Boeing (NYSE 🙂 Co was informed by the Federal Aviation Administration that not all its employees responsible for aircraft certification were qualified and asked the most important U.S. planemaker, Boeing, to immediately address the problem.

The FAA informed Boeing in a November 2 letter that an oversight review was conducted by the FAA and concluded that some Boeing appointees lacked the required skills. Some of the employees who perform certification tasks for them “are not meeting FAA standards.”

Air regulator added 12 new appointees. “38% struggled with understanding FAA certification processes.”

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