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Boeing acknowledges flaw in 737 MAX simulator software

Business / Corporate May 19, 2019

Boeing acknowledges flaw in 737 MAX simulator software

Boeing acknowledged Saturday it had to correct flaws in its 737 MAX flight simulator software used to train pilots, after two deadly crashes involving the aircraft that killed 346 people. "Boeing has made corrections to the 737 MAX simulator software and has provided additional information ...

Superjet flights scrubbed following Russian plane disaster

World May 9, 2019

Superjet flights scrubbed following Russian plane disaster

Russian national carrier Aeroflot canceled four flights that normally use the Sukhoi Superjet aircraft Wednesday, days after a deadly crash during an emergency landing in Moscow where 41 people died in a fire. A total of five Aeroflot flights were canceled by early evening, according ...

Biman Bangladesh plane skids off runway in Yangon, leaving 17 injured

World May 9, 2019

Biman Bangladesh plane skids off runway in Yangon, leaving 17 injured

A Biman Bangladesh Airlines plane skidded off the runway when it landed in bad weather at Yangon's international airport on Wednesday evening, injuring at least 17 people, officials said. The Bombardier Dash 8 aircraft was carrying 29 passengers and four crew when it bounced while ...

U.S. FAA convenes multiagency board to review Boeing software fix

Business / Tech May 8, 2019

U.S. FAA convenes multiagency board to review Boeing software fix

The Federal Aviation Administration said on Tuesday it had convened a multiagency Technical Advisory Board to review Boeing's proposed software fix on the grounded 737 Max. The board consists of experts from the FAA, U.S. Air Force, NASA and Volpe National Transportation Systems Center that ...

Boeing 737 slides into Florida river with 136 on board; no fatalities

World May 4, 2019

Boeing 737 slides into Florida river with 136 on board; no fatalities

A Boeing 737 commercial jet with 136 people on board slid into the St. John's River near Jacksonville, Florida after landing on Friday, a spokesman for Naval Air Station Jacksonville said. There were no reports of fatalities. The flight arriving from Naval Station Guantanamo Bay went ...