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Trump overrules FAA, grounds 737MAX

Wed Mar 13, 2019 6:44 pm

https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/pol ... 152157002/

Trump has signed an order grounding the 737max effective immediately.
 
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Re: Trump overrules FAA, grounds 737MAX

Wed Mar 13, 2019 6:45 pm

So dumb. All 3 airlines and the pilots union are okay with the plane. But trump and Fiji and Lebanon know better
 
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Re: Trump overrules FAA, grounds 737MAX

Wed Mar 13, 2019 6:46 pm

Trump voter who is disgusted with this moronic decision. Way to cave dude.
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Re: Trump overrules FAA, grounds 737MAX

Wed Mar 13, 2019 6:46 pm

Grandpa sit down! Lol
 
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Re: Trump overrules FAA, grounds 737MAX

Wed Mar 13, 2019 6:46 pm

I find it extraordinary he had to act on this whereas the FAA wouldn't.
 
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Re: Trump overrules FAA, grounds 737MAX

Wed Mar 13, 2019 6:46 pm

32andBelow wrote:
So dumb. All 3 airlines and the pilots union are okay with the plane. But trump and Fiji and Lebanon know better


And most of Europe. Let's not pretend the decision was taken lightly by the UK CAA or other European Authorities.
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Re: Trump overrules FAA, grounds 737MAX

Wed Mar 13, 2019 6:47 pm

TC957 wrote:
I find it extraordinary he had to act on this whereas the FAA wouldn't.


This. Though I thought they were both in Boeing's pocket.
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Re: Trump overrules FAA, grounds 737MAX

Wed Mar 13, 2019 6:47 pm

I’m curious to know if he has information that the rest of don’t.
 
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Re: Trump overrules FAA, grounds 737MAX

Wed Mar 13, 2019 6:48 pm

This guy is unbelievable how he over steps his powers. Take note of this people once again he's telling you who he is. Nothing more than another publicity stunt to get Americans to believe he's keeping them safe through his scare tactics.
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Re: Trump overrules FAA, grounds 737MAX

Wed Mar 13, 2019 6:49 pm

Ahh of course. This was bound to turn into a trump blame game. 300 people have died in 2 accidents, all other countries with operators have banned this aircraft from flying. Other reported incidents of the aircraft doing its own thing. but don’t let that stop you.

I don’t agree with Trump (or even care what he does to be honest) but this is a wonderful decision.
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Re: Trump overrules FAA, grounds 737MAX

Wed Mar 13, 2019 6:49 pm

Be careful. Trump might order to have this website taken down. LOL!
 
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Re: Trump overrules FAA, grounds 737MAX

Wed Mar 13, 2019 6:50 pm

klm617 wrote:
This guy is unbelievable how he over steps his powers. Take note of this people once again he's telling you who he is. Nothing more than another publicity stunt to get Americans to believe he's keeping them safe through his scare tactics.


He’s not overstepping. The FAA is hierarchically under the President.
 
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Re: Trump overrules FAA, grounds 737MAX

Wed Mar 13, 2019 6:50 pm

Literally the first thing he's ever done that I agree with. Bravo, Donnie!

What a bunch of pathetic racist losers whining in this thread already - wow.
 
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Re: Trump overrules FAA, grounds 737MAX

Wed Mar 13, 2019 6:51 pm

So when other countries...or even the EU ground the aircraft...no thread? But USA????
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Re: Trump overrules FAA, grounds 737MAX

Wed Mar 13, 2019 6:52 pm

Trump had to take action. Apparently the FAA and Boeing were incapable / mixing up priorities. Don't like the guy, but he had to.
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Re: Trump overrules FAA, grounds 737MAX

Wed Mar 13, 2019 6:52 pm

727LOVER wrote:
So when other countries...or even the EU ground the aircraft...no thread? But USA????


The United States was the lone hold out and kept insisting that the airplane was perfectly fine. We just admitted we were wrong.
 
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Re: Trump overrules FAA, grounds 737MAX

Wed Mar 13, 2019 6:52 pm

Arion640 wrote:
I don’t agree with Trump (or even care what he does to be honest) but this is a wonderful decision.


You should care about Trump now. He is the only hope for a post Brexit global Britain. Sorry for the OTT but frankly there is on politician in Europe would care about Brexit.
 
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Re: Trump overrules FAA, grounds 737MAX

Wed Mar 13, 2019 6:53 pm

727LOVER wrote:
So when other countries...or even the EU ground the aircraft...no thread? But USA????

You can make whatever thread you want.
 
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Re: Trump overrules FAA, grounds 737MAX

Wed Mar 13, 2019 6:53 pm

He doesn't like FAA anyway. Maybe it is time to split it into several units. The current model of everyone using AirNav revenue is definitely not working.
I think it should be split into four.

a) AirNav(The cash cow) - Keep the cash, pay salaries to AirNav staff and rebuilt infrastructure
b) Registrations (outsource to a private entity)
c) Inspections - Fees from airlines, supplement thru federal budget
d) Certification - Fees from manufacturers + Federal budget, increase the role of NTSB.
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Re: Trump overrules FAA, grounds 737MAX

Wed Mar 13, 2019 6:53 pm

chonetsao wrote:
Arion640 wrote:
I don’t agree with Trump (or even care what he does to be honest) but this is a wonderful decision.


You should care about Trump now. He is the only hope for a post Brexit global Britain. Sorry for the OTT but frankly there is on politician in Europe would care about Brexit.


I’m sorry to say i don’t. Really not interested what he’s up to or says. I don’t live in the US.
 
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Re: Trump overrules FAA, grounds 737MAX

Wed Mar 13, 2019 6:53 pm

32andBelow wrote:
So dumb. All 3 airlines and the pilots union are okay with the plane. But trump and Fiji and Lebanon know better

Trump has to act, the Media was demanding it.
 
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Re: Trump overrules FAA, grounds 737MAX

Wed Mar 13, 2019 6:54 pm

Wow....the first smart thing the man has done since he took office.
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Re: Trump overrules FAA, grounds 737MAX

Wed Mar 13, 2019 6:54 pm

TC957 wrote:
I find it extraordinary he had to act on this whereas the FAA wouldn't.

One is a real estate developer, a reality TV personality and a politician who won one election that is being investigated by the US Attorney.

Another is a large group of aviation professionals with a few political figure heads in charge.

I think I know whose judgement I'd accept above the others.
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Re: Trump overrules FAA, grounds 737MAX

Wed Mar 13, 2019 6:55 pm

I probably could be called an Airbus fanboy, but even in my opinion the groundings are quite drastic compared to the actual safety hazard. Especially very short notices to the grounding.

Trump is probably delivering the message so that the FAA face can be saved.
 
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Re: Trump overrules FAA, grounds 737MAX

Wed Mar 13, 2019 6:55 pm

Please discuss in the thread in groundings, no need for another thread
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