FAA Report: Agency Too Cozy With Airlines

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American Airlines planes grounded in April, after the airline canceled more than 900 flights in order to complete inspections and repairs. Rick Gershon/Getty Images hide caption

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The Federal Aviation Administration inspector general issued a stern rebuke to his own agency. Still, says The Wall Street Journal's Andy Pasztor, the U.S. safety record is excellent — for now.

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