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Cabin Air Quality
Lawmakers press FAA on slow implementation of key mandates Hearing focuses on FAA responses to deadlined mandates Both Democrat and Republicans admit that 400 may have been too many Realistic Priorities should be a Congressional…
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Does the Cabin Air Safety Act merit delaying other FAA safety initiatives? Or is the Congress so sure that the elements of this bill justify its elevation to the top of the FAA list?
Susan Michaelis published a report that found a “clear link” between cabin air and health issues. Maybe a more definitive, independent report might answer the open questions.
EASA commissioned two studies on Cabin Air Quality. The conclusions sound fairly safe, but there are unknowns about potential hazards and individual health problems. The FAA might want to participate in this study.
Two unrelated actions, one by the Executive Branch and one by the Boeing Commercial Aircraft Company, have attacked what might be called Cabin Fever.
More research on cabin air quality may be needed.