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Monday, December 09, 2019

Boeing 737 Max


Boeing CEO accused of telling 'half-truths' in 737 MAX hearing

October 30, 2019 7:37 am

Muilenburg acknowledged errors in failing to give pilots more information on MCAS before the crashes, as well as for taking months to disclose that it had made optional an alarm that alerts pilots to a mismatch of flight data on the 737 MAX.

We know we made mistakes on 737 MAX: Boeing CEO says before congressional hearing 

October 29, 2019 1:13 pm

Muilenburg's prepared testimony for Tuesday said that when the 737 MAX returns, "it will be one of the safest airplanes ever to fly".

Boeing replaces senior executive as 737 MAX crisis grows

October 23, 2019 8:02 am

Kevin McAllister, head of Boeing commercial airplanes, is departing as the company struggles to cope with the grounding of the Max.

Boeing pilot complained of glitch on 737 Max two years before deadly crashes

October 19, 2019 7:49 am

A Boeing pilot working on the 737 Max said in messages from 2016 that a new automated system was making the plane difficult to control in flight simulators, more than two years before it was grounded following two deadly crashes.

Align conditions for the return of Boeing 737 MAX: IATA to regulators

September 25, 2019 3:05 am

A DGCA official had said that while it was still early days to spell out India’s plan of action, a validation of the plane will be conducted to ensure all safety parameters are met.

FAA chief invites Boeing 737 MAX feedback from divided world regulators

September 24, 2019 7:59 am

Airlines have urged regulators to coordinate with one another in a bid to avoid damaging splits over safety as they evaluate software changes undertaken by Boeing Co to return the MAX to flight.

Boeing 737 MAX to fly again in India only after DGCA gives clean chit

September 14, 2019 1:30 am

Currently, SpiceJet – one of the world’s biggest customers for 737 MAX 8 aircraft with 155 on order – has taken delivery of 13 such planes so far, all of which are grounded.

DGCA wants all 737 Max pilots to be given simulator training to ensure passenger safety

September 13, 2019 7:42 pm

On March 13 this year, all Boeing 737 Max planes were grounded in India by the regulator after the crash of an Ethiopian Airlines 737 Max plane on March 10 near Addis Ababa, wherein 157 people were killed, including four Indians.

Relatives of passengers killed in Boeing crash protest in DC

September 11, 2019 8:19 am

Several dozen relatives held a vigil on the steps of the Transportation Department headquarters to mark the six-month anniversary of the crash of Ethiopian Airlines flight 302.

The roots of Boeing’s 737 Max crisis: A regulator relaxes its oversight

July 28, 2019 7:48 am

A New York Times investigation found that the Federal Aviation Administration's regulatory process, which gave Boeing significant oversight authority, compromised the safety of the Boeing 737 Max.