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Boeing 737 Max Safety System Was Vetoed, Engineer Says

A senior Boeing engineer filed an internal ethics complaint this year saying that during the development of the 737 Max jet the company had rejected a safety system to minimize costs, equipment that he felt could have reduced risks that contributed to two fatal crashes. Boeing has provided the complaint, …

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Boeing Underestimated Cockpit Chaos on 737 Max, N.T.S.B. Says

The National Transportation Safety Board released the results of a monthslong review of potential lapses in the design and approval of Boeing’s 737 Max on Thursday, faulting the company for making erroneous assumptions during the development of the jet and calling for broader changes in the way airplanes are certified. …

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What Really Brought Down the Boeing 737 Max?

By 2007, Garuda, the national airline, had a notoriously bad safety record. Two weeks after Adam Air’s bent-airplane episode in Surabaya, a Garuda captain at the controls of a 737 bound for another airport on the island of Java allowed the airplane to get too high on the approach and …

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Boeing Board to Call for Safety Changes After 737 Max Crashes

For the past five months, a small committee of Boeing’s board has been interviewing company employees, safety experts and executives at other industrial organizations in an attempt to understand how the aerospace giant could design and build safer airplanes. The committee is expected to deliver its findings to the full …

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Tui hit by 737 Max grounding and Brexit worries

The worldwide grounding of the Boeing 737 Max, following two tragedies that claimed a total of 346 lives, is set to cost Europe’s biggest holiday company up to £278m between March and September. Tui’s third-quarter results, covering the three months from April to June, warn that full-year profits will fall by …

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Boeing 737 Max Needs Full F.A.A. Review, Crash Families Say

“I don’t think there’s been enough scrutiny to determine whether this product is airworthy,” said Chris Moore, whose daughter Danielle was killed in the Ethiopian crash. “Essentially, what happened is my daughter and 156 others were on the second phase of a flight test. They were guinea pigs.” The Max …

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F.A.A. Leaders Face Scrutiny Over Boeing 737 Max Certification

Senior leaders from the Federal Aviation Administration defended the certification of the 737 Max at a Senate hearing on Wednesday, but raised the possibility of changing the process for approving new aircraft. “We continue to hear of more problems with F.A.A.’s certification of the 737 Max aircraft,” Senator Susan Collins, …

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