US FAA removed Southwest Region Manager-Flight Standards Thomas Stuckey from his position, the latest fallout from the ongoing controversy over the agency's oversight of Southwest Airlines. The agency's Dallas area office was portrayed as dysfunctional and plagued by "regulatory abuse" at a House of Representatives hearing last week (ATWOnline, April 7). Stuckey, who testified at the hearing along with other FAA officials, has been placed in an "administrative position that has no safety ...

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