Can Jane Garvey Pull The Faa Out Of Its Dive?

Clinton's choice as chief is short on experience. Does it matter?

When President Clinton tapped Jane F. Garvey to take over the Federal Aviation Administration, the whispering began. Her predecessor, former airline exec David R. Hinson, was Mr. Insider in the aviation world. Garvey, acting administrator of the Federal Highway Administration, would clearly be Ms. Outsider. For one thing, she doesn't fly. That would make her only the third FAA chief in history without a pilot's license.

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