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October 15, 2021, 8:45 AM

Former Boeing Pilot Indicted for Fraud in 737 Max Case

The U.S. Justice Department has charged former Boeing chief technical pilot Mark Forkner with six counts of fraud.

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Oct 26, 2021 - 9:41 AM
Eight organizations in Utah formed a coalition to strengthen their general aviation advocacy efforts, including preserving aviation funds for airport use.
Oct 26, 2021 - 8:57 AM
Fully vaccinated international travelers will be allowed to enter the U.S., but testing requirements remain and are tightened for unvaccinated citizens.
Oct 25, 2021 - 10:09 PM
The FAA's Alaska Aviation Safety Initiative points to solutions to the state's poor safety record, but costs are an obstacle.
Oct 25, 2021 - 12:02 PM
FAA Administrator Dickson defended its interim process for warbird training approvals as "not bureaucratic" and one that is quickly acting upon requests.
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Oct 25, 2021 - 9:15 AM
Metro Aviation hopes weather camera will reduce number of canceled flights due to inaccurate weather reporting.
Steve Dickson
Oct 22, 2021 - 11:38 AM
FAA Administrator Steve Dickson has outlined actions the FAA is taking in the aftermath of the Max crashes, including limits on delegation.
Oct 22, 2021 - 8:16 AM
Alison Squiccimarro advises companies to begin surveying employees now to get a handle on how vaccine mandates may affect their preparations.
Oct 19, 2021 - 12:00 PM
Several changed and new mandates covering travel and vaccines will affect aviation providers, NATA advises.
Oct 15, 2021 - 10:57 AM
Visitors from the EU, the UK, and several other countries may begin to enter the U.S. on November 18 if vaccinated against and tested for Covid-19.
737 Max
Oct 15, 2021 - 8:45 AM
The U.S. Justice Department has charged former Boeing chief technical pilot Mark Forkner with six counts of fraud.