The 10,000th 737 fuselage is moved to the factory’s systems installation area to receive its “guts.” (Photo: Boeing)

U.S. Senators Introduce Bipartisan FAA Reform Legislation

A bipartisan proposal to bolster the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) oversight of commercial aircraft manufacturers was introduced to the U.S. Senate this week. Senators Roger Wicker (Republican, Mississippi) and Maria Cantwell (Democrat, Washington) sponsored the bill known as the Aircraft Safety and Certification Reform Act of 2020. In a statement from the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation, the committee said “this bipartisan legislation would implement provisions to improve aviation safety based on lessons learned from the tragic…