The FAA issued the much anticipated Final Rule on December 16 with much fanfare and considerable industry praise, but why did it take so long?
In order for a new policy to be understood, the FAA would be wise to help explain the why and how the new compliance policy was applied in these two cases.
“We are confident Boeing is in compliance with the law. This is not about doing what is legal – it is about doing what is right.”
Media suggest this case has been dismissed, but no such opinion has been issued.
If an employee alleges that their employer did not follow a regulation, the airline may not discipline that action even if there was no violation involved.
The history of FAA whistleblowing and why an employee can complain about something which is NOT a FAR violation.
What should be done to cure WN’s bad habits and/or to improve the soured communications between these two critical links in the aviation safety process?
The OIG announced an audit to assess the FAA’s suspected unapproved parts (SUPs) process. If an inspector comes and you are not up to speed, the consequences may be very bad.