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Senators demand FAA investigation after CBS News report on airline mechanics

Air mechanics under pressure Senators Ed Markey, D-Massachusetts and Richard Blumenthal, D-Connecticut, urge FAA to investigate after a report from CBS News found that there was pressure on mechanics to ignore potential safety issues and "abbreviate the critical work they… Continue Reading →

Senators Call for FAA Investigation After CBS Television Releases Report on Mechanics Ignoring Security Issues

Air mechanics under pressure Senators Ed Markey, D-Massachusetts and Richard Blumenthal, D-Connecticut, urge FAA to investigate after a report from CBS News found that there was pressure on mechanics to ignore potential safety issues and "shorten the critical work they… Continue Reading →

A single space will help the mechanics and instructors at Greene County Airport

Places are scarce at the Lewis A. Jackson Regional Airport in Greene County, where the main hangar is stocked with aircraft stored for the winter or serviced by MacAir Aviation. But a MacAir plan to combine 10 used modular buildings… Continue Reading →

Line mechanics feel obliged to neglect potential safety issues

Airline mechanics say they feel compelled by management to look away when they see potential safety issues in aircraft, reveals an eight-month survey conducted by CBS News. In some cases, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has agreed to these mechanics…. Continue Reading →

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