Trump for the nomination of the ex-Delta pilot, Steve Dickson as FAA head

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With the Federal Aviation Administration before installation control in domestic and abroad, the White house said to nominate that it plans to Steve Dickson, a former senior Delta Air Lines official, as the permanent head of the Agency.

The pick comes as the FAA is struggling to return to the stop after two fatal crash of the Boeing 737 MAX Jets within five months, tragedies, prompted questions about the Agency of the models of approvals.

Dickson could not be immediately reached for comment Tuesday.

Since January of 2018, the FAA has of acting chief Daniel Elwell, a longtime aviation expert, moving from the deputy administrator and is widely regarded as a close ally of Transport Secretary Elaine Chao. The FAA is part of the U.S. Department of Transportation.

In addition to the ongoing control of the FAA is the decision-making process by the transportation Department inspector general’s office, Secretary Chao on Tuesday also asked the office to carry out an audit to compile “an objective and detailed factual history of the activities conducted, the certification of the Boeing 737 MAX.” The most recent attempt, she said in a written statement, is to “help the FAA to ensure that safety measures are implemented effectively.”

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