The FAA plans to recall—on an as-needed basis—some furloughed Aviation Safety Organization (AVS) employees, including safety inspectors, if the government shutdown is not resolved quickly. “If the furlough extends longer than a few days, we will begin to recall as many as 2,500 employees back to work incrementally, including safety inspectors, engineers and technical support staff, depending on need,” the FAA says in a statement. The FAA’s furloughing of its 3,000-strong flight ...


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