The US Department of Transportation (DOT) is investigating FAA’s certification process for Boeing 737 MAX family aircraft, adding to mounting pressure on the agency and the manufacturer following the March 10 crash of Ethiopian Airlines flight ET302. The DOT inspector general inquiry, first reported March 17 by the Wall Street Journal, is centered on a Seattle-area FAA office responsible for certifying new aircraft, as well as a second Seattle-area office that sets training ...

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