• Canadian and European Regulators to Certify Boeing 737 Max Changes in Addition to FAA

    3 monthes ago - By Fortune

    European and Canadian regulators plan to conduct their own review of updates made to the Boeing 737 Max aircraft, the Associated Press reports, displaying a lack of trust in the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration.
    Planes are certified by the country in which they're built, and typically the standards of certification are trusted globally. Since two fatal crashes involving the Boeing 737 Max killed 346 people, however, the FAA's certification process has come under scrutiny.
    The U.S. government agency reportedly allowed Boeing to conduct its own safety assessments, resulting in an...
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  • Boeing to offer safety feature as standard in 737 MAX software upgrade

    3 monthes ago - By Reuters

    Boeing Co plans to offer as standard a safety feature that might have warned earlier of problems that possibly played a role in the doomed Ethiopian and Indonesian plane crashes that killed almost 350 people, two officials briefed on the matter said Thursday.
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  • The DOJ has reportedly subpoenaed Boeing as part of a criminal investigation involving the 737 Max

    The DOJ has reportedly subpoenaed Boeing as part of a criminal investigation involving the 737 Max

    3 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    The United States Department of Justice has subpoenaed Boeing as part of a criminal investigation into the certification and marketing processes for the aerospace manufacturer's 737 Max aircraft, CNN reports.
    The investigation reportedly concerns the process Boeing used to determine its 737 Max aircraft were safe for flight and the data it gave to the Federal Aviation Administration about that process.
    Investigators have asked for information from Boeing about the company's pilot training manuals and marketing for the 737 Max aircraft, according to the CNN report.
    The DOJ, the FBI, and...
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  • Boeing faces questions over 737 MAX 8 training

    3 monthes ago - By Reuters

    An Ethiopian pilot has told Reuters that poor manuals and a lack of simulator time could have been factors in the recent crash of one of its Boeing 737 MAX 8s.
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  • Boeing to mandate safety alert in 737 MAX software upgrade: sources

    3 monthes ago - By Reuters

    Boeing Co will mandate a previously optional cockpit warning light as part of a forthcoming software update to the 737 MAX fleet that was grounded in the wake of two fatal crashes, two officials briefed on the matter said Thursday.
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  • Factbox: What we know about Boeing 737 MAX crash and what comes next

    3 monthes ago - By Reuters

    More than 300 Boeing 737 MAX 8 and MAX 9 passenger jets have been grounded worldwide after two fatal crashes in the past five months in Ethiopia and Indonesia killed nearly 350 people.
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  • Boeing to add extra safety alarm in 737 MAX jets: FT

    3 monthes ago - By Reuters

    Boeing Co will install an extra safety alarm in the cockpits of all its 737 MAX aircraft after intense criticism in the wake of two fatal crashes, the Financial Times reported on Thursday.
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