FAA Chief won't fly 737MAX until safe for his family

FAA Chief won't fly 737MAX until safe for his family


19.Sep.2019

New Federal Aviation Administration chief Steve Dickson has vowedthat the 737 MAX will not fly again unless he would be happy to fly it himself and put his family on it.

Dickson, a qualified pilot who told CNBC he was heading to Seattle to review the Boeing changes and fly the MAX simulator with modified software himself, said there was no specific timeline for getting the grounded plane back into the air.

“We still have not seen the final systems description and safety analysis from Boeing,’’ he said in the exclusive CNBC interview. “We expect to get that in the coming days and then we’ll see where we go from there.

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