Analysis: Elwell takes over at FAA as reauthorization fight heats up

Dan Elwell, who flew Boeing 757s, 767s, DC-10s and MD-80s over a 16-year commercial pilot career with American Airlines, heads into an uncertain flight path as he takes the captain’s seat at FAA. Elwell, who was named FAA’s deputy administrator last June, became acting FAA administrator Jan. 7...

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