The Air Line Pilots Association (ALPA) has called on the FAA and US National Transportation Safety Bureau (NTSB) to assist in providing information on an automated pitch-control system suspected of possibly contributing to the October fatal crash of a Lion Air Boeing 737 MAX 8. In a Nov. 15 letter addressed to FAA acting administrator Dan Elwell and NTSB chairman Robert Sumwalt, ALPA president Tim Canoll requested “immediate help and assistance in clarifying the issues” ...

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