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Topic: Aircraft safety

Ensuring the safety and reliability of commercial aircraft through robust design, manufacturing, and regulatory oversight is critical for protecting passengers, crew, and the public.

More on: Aircraft safety

The podcast episodes discuss various issues related to aircraft safety, including concerns over manufacturing defects, oversight by regulatory agencies like the FAA, and the impact on the airline industry.

For example, one episode covers Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg's comments on the need for increased FAA oversight of Boeing's safety practices. Another episode delves into investigations revealing potential manufacturing lapses that led to a panel blowing off a Boeing 737 Max 9 mid-flight.

These incidents have prompted renewed scrutiny of Boeing's quality control and safety culture, as the company continues to grapple with the fallout from the deadly 737 Max 8 crashes.

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