US Department of Transportation (DOT) secretary Elaine Chao defended the FAA’s practice of delegating certain safety and certification activities to manufacturers in the wake of the March 10 crash of Ethiopian Airlines flight ET302, telling lawmakers the program is “not a self-certification process.” Her remarks came during a hearing of the House Appropriations Committee’s Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development (THUD), held to review the ...

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