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Safety
2 days ago

Boeing flags 737 MAX return to service

Boeing flags 737 MAX return to serviceWASHINGTON - Boeing on Monday said it expected U.S. regulators to approve the return to commercial service of its grounded 737 MAX jet in the coming weeks, and its shares jumped as investors grew more hopeful the planemaker had addressed software problems at the heart of two fatal crashes.
Boeing
6 days ago

Lion Air discovers structural cracks on newer 737s

Lion Air discovers structural cracks on newer 737sJAKARTA - Lion Air has found structural cracks in two Boeing Co 737 NG planes with fewer flights than a U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) threshold for checks, Indonesia's aviation safety regulator said on Friday. The issue becomes a widespread concern among 737 operators worldwide.
Safety
Older than 7 days

EASA expects 737 MAX return early 2020

EASA expects 737 MAX return early 2020FRANKFURT - Boeing's grounded 737 MAX airliner is likely to return to service in Europe during the first quarter of 2020, the head of the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) said on Monday. The agency will run a series of tests and trials before it lifts the flight ban imposed March 19.
"Pickle Forks"
Older than 7 days

Qantas says cracks found in three 737 NG jets

Qantas says cracks found in three 737 NG jetsSYDNEY - Qantas Airways said on Friday it found structural cracks in three of its Boeing Co 737 NG planes after conducting earlier-than-required checks of its aircraft as part of a global issue with the model. The cracks are on what is known as the "pickle fork" – a part that attaches the plane's fuselage, or body, to the wing structure.
Muilenburg hearing
Older than 7 days

"We made some mistakes"

WASHINGTON - Boeing Chief Executive Dennis Muilenburg was repeatedly hammered by U.S. lawmakers at a hearing on Wednesday over his compensation and key mistakes in development of the 737 MAX that he newly acknowledged. This is what happend during the hearing.
NTSB
Older than 7 days

Boeing considered MCAS redesign before accidents

Boeing considered MCAS redesign before accidents SEATTLE - Boeing engineers and test pilots considered before two fatal 737 MAX crashes whether an anti-stall system should be redesigned after discussing how flawed data from a single sensor could trigger it repeatedly, U.S. investigators have found. The planemaker later abandoned the idea.
JT510
Older than 7 days

Indonesia's report on 737 MAX crash faults Boeing design

Indonesia's report on 737 MAX crash faults Boeing designJAKARTA - Indonesia has called for better Boeing cockpit systems and oversight by U.S. regulators after design flaws helped bring down a Lion Air 737 MAX jet - a crash that was compounded by errors from ground staff and crew. The findings are revealed in the final accident report.
MAX-investigation
Older than 7 days

FAA turns over emails from former Boeing 737

FAA turns over emails from former Boeing 737WASHINGTON - The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) on Friday turned over 10 pages of emails to Congress from a former chief technical pilot on the Boeing 737 MAX that disclosed new details of the company's efforts to win approval from regulators around the world and drew the ire of a top Democratic lawmaker.
Airlines
Older than 7 days

Swiss A220 flights resuming as engines pass inspection

Swiss A220 flights resuming as engines pass inspectionZURICH - Lufthansa Group airline Swiss expects to resume mostly normal service with its fleet of Airbus A220 jets on Thursday after temporarily grounding the jets for safety checks of their engines, it said on Wednesday. The glitch caused significant disruption in the airline`s schedule.
737 MAX
Older than 7 days

Southwest pilots to seek compensation from Boeing

Southwest pilots to seek compensation from BoeingHOUSTON - The Southwest Airlines Pilots Association (SWAPA) said on Monday it filed a lawsuit against Boeing alleging that the grounding of the planemaker's 737 MAX aircraft had caused over $100 million in lost wages. The pilots argue Boeing made "false" statements on the airworthiness of the airplane.
737 MAX
Older than 7 days

NTSB report highlights faulted assumptions at Boeing

NTSB report highlights faulted assumptions at BoeingWASHINGTON - Boeing failed to adequately consider how pilots respond to cockpit emergencies in its 737 MAX safety assessment and may need to make changes to flight deck alerts, pilot procedures and training, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) said.
Boeing 737 MAX
Older than 7 days

Original MCAS relied on two sensors

Original MCAS relied on two sensorsSEATTLE - Boeing engineers working on the 737 MAX passenger plane's flight-control system omitted safeguards included in an earlier version of the system used on a military tanker jet - the 767-based KC-46-A, "The Wall Street Journal" reported, citing people familiar with the matter.
Before crashes
Older than 7 days

Regulators knew about 737 MAX trim control issues

Regulators knew about 737 MAX trim control issuesWASHINGTON - U.S. and European regulators knew at least two years before a Lion Air crash that the usual method for controlling the Boeing 737 MAX's nose angle might not work in conditions similar to those in two recent disasters, a document shows. The U.S. aviation authority FAA is under scrutiny.

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