A college professor once said to me "statistics don't lie but liars use statistics" and I have found that the media does just that to make a story seem big. Was it a slow day for the media? Seems like this is much ado about nothing.
Sounds like SWA found a problem, notified the FAA, asked Boeing for their guidance (think those aerospace engineers know what they are doing?) and then fixed the problem. This was a year ago. Why are we just now hearing about this? Is the FAA being investigated for something? Are they trying to divert attention from something internal? And leave it to a politician to make an inflamatory statement to grab some free air time. I smell a rat!
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