Jay Pardee, FAA Executive; Data-Driven Safety Expert, Dies At 68

Jay Pardee, the FAA executive who played central roles in the launch and growth of several key aviation safety improvement initiatives, died June 12. He was 68. A long-time staffer and former manager of FAA’s Engine and Propeller Directorate (EPD), Pardee is perhaps best known for his efforts to...
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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