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 ...

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 ...