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Boeing 737 MAX: The FAA Wanted a Safe Plane – But Didn’t Want To Hurt America’s Biggest Exporter Either

Recent incidents aside, air travel is incredibly safe these days. Global airplane fatalities averaged 840 a year from 2010 to 2018, compared with almost 2,000 in the 1990s. In fact, this decade is on pace to see the fewest casualties since the dawn of jet travel in the 1930s ( More...

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ffrcobra1 1
Jet travel dawned in the 1930s? Someone needs to spend two minutes researching the history of a subject before writing about it.
ToddBaldwin3 1
I think the Heinkel first flew in 1939, so technically, they could be considered correct.


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