Michael Huerta’s (left) five-year term as FAA administrator ended Jan. 7 and deputy administrator Dan Elwell (below) has taken over as acting administrator. US President Donald Trump has not yet nominated the next FAA administrator. It is uncertain whether Elwell could be a candidate. He does have one qualification Trump has indicated he wants at the top spot at FAA: Elwell is a former pilot. A graduate of the US Air Force Academy, Elwell flew Boeing 757s, 767s, DC-10s and ...

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