The FAA, sticking to the U.S. Transportation Department (DOT) plan laid out to cope with a prolonged partial government closure, has called in more than 800 Office of Aviation Safety employees responsible for both field inspections and certification of “critical” products. The recalls include more than 600 Flight Standards staff, including safety inspectors, and 200 Aircraft Certification service employees, the FAA says. The agency also called in a handful of physicians and support ...


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