Boeing unveils revamp to deepen safety focus after 737 Max crashes

Business Oct 1, 2019

Boeing unveils revamp to deepen safety focus after 737 Max crashes

Boeing Co. Chief Executive Officer Dennis Muilenburg unveiled a structural overhaul intended to sharpen the plane-maker's focus on safety after two accidents of its 737 Max killed 346 people within a five-month span. Acting on a recommendation from the board, Muilenburg is creating a new ...

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 ...