737 MAX

Veteran US pilots criticise Boeing for flaws on its grounded 737 MAX aircraft

Sullenberger performed a dramatic landing of a damaged US Airways A320 jet in the Hudson River in New York in 2009 after a bird strike disabled the engines.

published on : 20th June 2019

US pilots call for enhanced training on 737 MAX after AIG approval

Daniel Carey, president of the Allied Pilots Association, told a congressional panel he was encouraged by changes Boeing made to a flight system seen as a factor in both the Lion Air& Ethiopian Airlin

published on : 19th June 2019

Boeing's troubled 737 MAX gets huge vote of confidence from IAG, signs first deal since crash

The companies said they had signed a letter of intent for the purchase, the first since the 737 MAXs were grounded in March after two of them crashed within six months of each other, killing 346 peopl

published on : 19th June 2019

Boeing CEO concedes 'mistake' with 737 Max planes in two fatal crashes

The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration has faulted Boeing for not telling regulators for more than a year that a safety indicator in the Max cockpit didn't work.

published on : 16th June 2019

Boeing acknowledges it wanted to wait for three years to fix safety alert on 737 Max

The company acknowledged that it originally planned to fix a cockpit warning light in 2020 after two key lawmakers disclosed the company's timetable on Friday.

published on : 8th June 2019

Boeing finds wing defect in 737s including some MAX 8

The American aviation giant said that a subcontractor informed it of problems with a batch of a part involved in deploying the wings' leading edge.

published on : 3rd June 2019

Aviation regulators worldwide fail to set date for Boeing 737 MAX return to service 

Beyond Boeing's reputation, the 737 MAX crisis comes at a major financial cost, given that the plane represented 80 percent of the company's order backlog as of the end of last month.

published on : 24th May 2019

Boeing acknowledges flaw in 737 MAX flight simulator software

Its statement marked the first time Boeing acknowledged there was a design flaw in software linked to the 737 MAX, whose MCAS anti-stall software has been blamed.

published on : 19th May 2019

Boeing says 737 MAX software update complete, seeks regulators' approval

Boeing said it has flown 737 MAX with updated software for the Maneuvering Characteristics Augmentation System, thought to be a factor in Ethiopian and Lion Air crashes.

published on : 17th May 2019

737 MAX crisis: US Congress grills FAA again following pilots' complaints to Boeing

The hearing comes amid a near-constant trickle of news reports in recent weeks that have raised pointed questions about both Boeing's and the FAA's handling of the narrow-body passenger jet.

published on : 16th May 2019

Pilots pushed Boeing to act on 737 MAX safety concerns after Lion Air crash, say reports

The 737 MAX 8 is currently grounded worldwide after the March crash of Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 that killed all 157 people onboard and drew scrutiny to the new Boeing model's anti-stall system.

published on : 15th May 2019

FAA considered grounding some Boeing 737 Max planes last year: Source

These inspectors were in charge of monitoring Southwest Airlines, the biggest user of 737 MAX planes, with a fleet of 34 of them at the time, said the source.

published on : 29th April 2019

Boeing conducts final test flight of 737 MAX with software fix

All 737 MAX aircraft have been banned from the world's skies since days after the Ethiopian Airlines crash on March 10.

published on : 18th April 2019

American Airlines to cancel 115 flights daily over 737 MAX

The global fleet of 737 MAX planes has been barred from flying since mid-March.

published on : 15th April 2019

Boeing cutting production rate of troubled 737 Max jet

Boeing had already suspended deliveries of the Max last month after regulators around the world grounded the jet.

published on : 6th April 2019
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