Ethiopia inquiry shows Boeing Max hurtling uncontrolled to disaster

World Apr 12, 2019

Ethiopia inquiry shows Boeing Max hurtling uncontrolled to disaster

Ethiopia Airlines' doomed 737 Max jet hit excessive speed and was forced downward by a wrongly triggered automation system as pilots wrestled to regain control, a preliminary report into the crash that has shaken the aviation world showed on Thursday. Three times Capt. Yared Getachew ...

Boeing records zero new 737 Max orders amid global grounding

Business Apr 10, 2019

Boeing records zero new 737 Max orders amid global grounding

Boeing Co.’s orders and deliveries sank in the first quarter, with zero new orders for the 737 Max following a worldwide grounding in March in the wake of two fatal plane crashes. The groundings forced Boeing to freeze deliveries of the Max, which had been ...

Boeing cuts 737 Max output in wake of two deadly crashes

World Apr 6, 2019

Boeing cuts 737 Max output in wake of two deadly crashes

Boeing Co. said Friday it plans to cut its monthly 737 aircraft production by nearly 20 percent in the wake of two deadly crashes, signaling it does not expect aviation authorities to allow the plane back in the air anytime soon. Deliveries of Boeing's best-selling ...

FAA was lax in Boeing 737 Max inspector training, whistle-blowers allege

World Apr 3, 2019

FAA was lax in Boeing 737 Max inspector training, whistle-blowers allege

Whistle-blowers have told the Senate Commerce Committee that safety inspectors at the Federal Aviation Administration, including those involved with approvals for the Boeing Co. 737 Max, lacked proper training and certifications, according to the panel's chairman. "Multiple whistleblowers" provided the committee with information alleging that ...