FAA administrator nominee Stephen Dickson defended the FAA’s practice of delegating certain safety and certification functions to manufacturers, telling lawmakers the agency’s Organization Designation Authorization (ODA) program has “allowed regulators to get much more efficiency and add more safety value than just throwing extra resources at it.” His remarks came during a May 15 hearing of the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee held to consider ...

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