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Going Direct: Good Riddance 2020

The worst year for aviators gives way to the most uncertain one. Plus, bad news from the FAA, again.

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I won’t go over in detail how awful 2020 was for aviation, and for pilots specifically, but I will list the lowlights. We entered 2020 with the 737 Max grounded globally for eight months and the unfolding crisis only looking worse for Boeing and the FAA as each new revelation hit.

Then there was the Kobe Bryant crash, in which the international basketball superstar, his 13-year-old daughter Gianna and seven others were killed in what looks for all the world like an accident that should never have happened.

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