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February 27, 2020

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U.S. FAA agrees to pay $90,000 to whistleblower who disclosed unqualified flight safety inspectors

WASHINGTON- The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) agreed to pay $90,000 (£69,423) to an aviation safety inspector who faced retaliation for raising concerns about unqualified flight safety inspectors, a U.S. agency said Monday. The U.S. Office of Special Counsel (OSC) said the whistleblower aviation employee disclosed flight inspectors were certifying pilots and