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737 MAX has shocking new problems
Published in Transportation
Tuesday, 13 April 2021 10:33

737 MAX has shocking new problems


Electrical system grounds 60 planes


A minor change in Boeing's 737 MAX manufacturing process that was insufficiently vetted caused an electrical system problem that on Friday temporarily grounded more than 60 of the aircraft.

737 Max headed to the European skies again
Published in Transportation
Thursday, 26 November 2020 11:50

737 Max headed to the European skies again


Hopefully will not come down too fast

After much arguing and scandal it looks like Boeing’s 737 Max will be allowed to fly again in the EU from January.

Boeing's 737 Max changes are not enough
Published in Transportation
Wednesday, 23 September 2020 12:19

Boeing's 737 Max changes are not enough


Whistleblower warns

A whistle blower at Boeing is urging aviation regulators to add additional protections to the grounded 737 Max.

Boeing releases software updates for 737 Max
Published in News
Wednesday, 08 April 2020 11:28

Boeing releases software updates for 737 Max


Hopes to get the planes in the air again

Boeing said it will make two new software updates to the 737 MAX’s flight control computer in a bid to get the troubled planes off the ground again and hopefully back on the ground again without crashing.

Boeing considers giving up on 737 MAX
Published in Transportation
Monday, 16 December 2019 10:27

Boeing considers giving up on 737 MAX


Not certain it will ever fly again

Boeing is considering either suspending or cutting back production of the 737 MAX amid growing uncertainty over the troubled plane's return to service and could release a decision as soon as today, according to people familiar with the matter.

US regulators allowed Boeing to fly 737 MAX
Published in Transportation
Thursday, 12 December 2019 10:58

US regulators allowed Boeing to fly 737 MAX


Even though they knew one would crash every two or three years

US regulators decided to allow Boeing's 737 MAX jet to keep flying after its first fatal crash last fall even after their own analysis indicated it could become one of the most accident-prone airliners in decades without design changes.