New FAA Administrator Will Inherit Several Acute Challenges

FAA building
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WASHINGTON—FAA Administrator Steve Dickson’s decision to step down in six weeks sets the agency up for a leadership transfer—and likely a stint under an acting chief—while several high-profile, complex issues remain unresolved. Dickson on Feb. 16 told his colleagues that he will leave effective...
Sean Broderick

Senior Air Transport & Safety Editor Sean Broderick covers aviation safety, MRO, and the airline business from Aviation Week Network's Washington, D.C. office.

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