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U.S. to inspect new 787 Dreamliners, says Boeing cannot self-certify

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The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) on Tuesday said it would perform final inspections on new Boeing (BA.N) 787 Dreamliner aircraft, and will not allow the planemaker to self-certify the jets. (www.reuters.com) More...

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ADXbear
ADXbear 3
In this case, I'm glad to see the FAA take back its final inspection process, Boeing has a long road to regain everyone's confidence after a rough few years, they should welcome the opportunity to prove they can self certify some day down the road, further airlines should also feel more comfortable with the hands on FAA inspections and sign off.
paultrubits
paul trubits 1
There are way too many industries that the US government allows to self-certify. It costs tax payers money to hire and train inspectors. This is what you get when you are not willing to spend the money to assure that our products are safe.
patpylot
patrick baker 4
that clarification of denying boeing the privilidge of certifying 787's is way overdue. Boeing is untrustworthy, no adjectives needed. Untrustworthy. They build deficent airliners, unsafe airliners, with attitude to boot.

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