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The FAA shares new steps for Boeing to take 737 Max back to heaven

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has released a “preliminary summary” of its 18-month review of the Boeing 737 Max program, detailing the remaining steps the company is likely to take to take the aircraft back into the air. Changes requested by the agency include new software for the flight control computer and aircraft flight indicators, a revised manual and improved …

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Boeing 747: British Airways discontinues its fleet of jumbo jets

“With great sadness, we can confirm that we are proposing to discontinue our entire 747 fleet with immediate effect,” said British Airways, the world’s largest operator of the 747-400, in a statement on Friday. The once groundbreaking jumbo jet was one of the most popular aircraft in the world, but Boeing hasn’t built a passenger version since it delivered the …

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British Airways exhibits the entire fleet of Boeing jumbo jets

(Reuters) – British Airways, the world’s largest operator of the Boeing 747, announced late Thursday that the entire jumbo jet fleet should be discontinued with immediate effect due to the corona virus pandemic downturn in the travel industry. FILE PHOTO: A Boeing 747-400 taxi from British Airways at San Francisco International Airport, San Francisco, California, February 14, 2015. REUTERS / …

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Don’t expect to fly a Boeing 737 Max soon

The aircraft was devastated in March 2019 after two fatal crashes that killed 346 people. Boeing has been working to fix the automatic safety feature that was not working and was pushing the nose of both planes down, causing the crashes. But Boeing missed deadline by deadline to get regulatory approval. The latest goal – approval by the middle of …

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Investigating the Boeing Starliner’s failed take-off finds a long list of problems

The independent team NASA and Boeing, which was formed to investigate Starliner’s failed flight to the ISS, has completed its investigation. And based on NASA’s announcement, they have to make a fairly long list of changes before the spacecraft can launch astronauts into space. The joint review team ended its investigation with 80 recommendations to NASA and Boeing. The most …

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Boeing takes care of almost all Lion Air 737 MAX crash claims

By Eric M. Johnson SEATTLE (Reuters) – Boeing Co has reached settlement agreements in more than 90% of the unlawful deaths submitted to the federal court after the crash of a Lion Air 737 MAX in Indonesia in 2018, in which all 189 people were killed on board. The fatal crash, followed by another 737 MAX jetliner in Ethiopia, led …

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NASA completes the reviews of the Boeing crew’s test flight

WASHINGTON – NASA announced on July 7 that it had completed two important reviews resulting from Boeing’s flawed commercial flight test last December when the agency and the company agreed on a second test flight later this year to prepare. NASA said that an independent review team (IRT), jointly organized by NASA and Boeing to investigate the CST-100 Starliner’s test …

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Boeing is aiming for a 737 Max recertification flight by the end of June

Boeing expects to complete its 737 Max recertification flight by the end of June, CNBC said. Those familiar with Boeing’s plans said that the recertification flight could actually include more than one flight within a few days. They said the company had created a flight plan that would show that the aircraft’s updated flight control software allowed the Max to …

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