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Will FAA's plan for 737 Max fly outside the United States?

World May 22, 2019

Will FAA's plan for 737 Max fly outside the United States?

Getting Boeing's top-selling 737 Max back in the skies faces a critical test this week as the company and U.S. regulators each seek to restore their reputations after two deadly crashes. The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration will hold a summit of global aviation regulators Thursday ...

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 ...

FAA deferred to Boeing on key 737 Max system assessments: source

Business May 15, 2019

FAA deferred to Boeing on key 737 Max system assessments: source

The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration did not independently evaluate the safety of a Boeing 737 Max system implicated in two deadly crashes, a person familiar with the matter said Tuesday. The U.S. regulator, as part of an internal review, has preliminarily concluded that FAA officials ...

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 ...