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.
Faulty data from sensors triggered an automatic nose-down push that pilots were not able to overcome before crashes in Indonesia last October and in Ethiopia in March.
In the new configuration, both of the plane’s flight control computers would be monitored by software.
Underscores the uncertainty swirling the company and its bestselling plane, grounded since March after two deadly crashes.
Company said in April it has booked about $1 billion in charges related to fixing the plane.
The latest flaw in the plane’s computer system was discovered by FAA pilots.
WestJet will become a privately held company.
Says it’s in negotiations with several customers interested in buying the jet.
He says restoring trust in the Max is Boeing’s No. 1 priority, ahead of an upgraded 777 and work on its NMA long-range jet.
Boeing says it has finished with its updates to the flight-control software implicated in the crashes.
Agreement is extended to include manufacturing of the nose and main landing gears for Advanced F-15 program.
Boeing is updating an automated flight-control system that has been implicated in the two crashes involving the 737 Max.
Feature designed to warn pilots when a key sensor might be providing incorrect information.
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.
Boeing has about 4,600 unfilled orders for the 737 Max, which was involved in two recent fatal crashes.