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News Aerospace General
October 8, 2019  

Airline went into records after Max crash, engineer says

Ethiopian Airlines’ whistleblower points to pattern of corruption including fabricating documents, signing off on shoddy repairs and even beating those who got out of line.

News Aerospace General
June 26, 2019  

New problem discovered in Boeing’s troubled 737 Max jet

The latest flaw in the plane’s computer system was discovered by FAA pilots.

News Aerospace General
May 23, 2019  

United CEO vows to be aboard 737 Max when its cleared to fly

Boeing says it has finished with its updates to the flight-control software implicated in the crashes.

News Aerospace General
May 15, 2019  

FAA chief defends handling of Boeing Max safety approval

Boeing is updating an automated flight-control system that has been implicated in the two crashes involving the 737 Max.

News Aerospace General
May 6, 2019  

Boeing didn’t tell airlines that safety alert wasn’t on

Feature designed to warn pilots when a key sensor might be providing incorrect information.

News Aerospace General
April 30, 2019  

Boeing CEO defends safety record amid 2 deadly crashes

Chairman and CEO Dennis Muilenburg took reporters’ questions for the first time since accidents involving the Boeing 737 Max in Indonesia and Ethiopia killed 346 people.

News Aerospace General
April 25, 2019  

Boeing’s troubled jet is costing US$1B to fix so far

Boeing has about 4,600 unfilled orders for the 737 Max, which was involved in two recent fatal crashes.

News Aerospace General
April 2, 2019  

Air Canada revises schedule for May as Boeing 737 Max remains grounded

The airline has been substituting different aircraft on 737 Max routes.

News Aerospace General
April 2, 2019  

Boeing, FAA say more time needed for fix of troubled 737 Max

The planes have been grounded around the world since mid-March.

News Aerospace General
March 27, 2019  

FAA defends its reliance on aircraft makers to certify jets

Under the self-certifying program, planemaker employees perform tests and inspections needed to win safety approvals, with the FAA overseeing their work.