The Latest: FAA acting head stands by safety certification

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on investigation into safety review of the troubled Boeing 737 Max (all times local):

4:15 p.m.

The acting head of the Federal Aviation Administration said Wednesday that Boeing should have done more to explain an automated flight-control system on its 737 Max aircraft before two deadly crashes, but he defended his agency's safety certification of the plane and its decision not to ground the jet until other regulators around the world had already done so.

The FAA official, Daniel Elwell, said he expects Boeing to submit a fix to the plane's flight-control software "in the next week or so.Read more on NewsOK.com

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on investigation into safety review of the troubled Boeing 737 Max (all times local):

4:15 p.m.

The acting head of the Federal Aviation Administration said Wednesday that Boeing should have done more to explain an automated flight-control system on its 737 Max aircraft before two deadly crashes, but he defended his agency's safety certification of the plane and its decision not to ground the jet until other regulators around the world had already done so.

The FAA official, Daniel Elwell, said he expects Boeing to submit a fix to the plane's flight-control software "in the next week or so.
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