What do you get when you ask a panel of U.S. aircraft manufacturing executives and FAA certification officials about the effects of privatizing American air traffic control (ATC), including on U.S. national security? Nothing, no response, just silence—the proverbial sound of crickets chirping in a congressional hearing room usually home to a lot of talk. That was the case Feb. 15 when the U.S. House aviation subcommittee hosted a hearing on the state of U.S. aviation manufacturing, ...

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