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It's not just software: New safety flaws found in Boeing 737 Max

Boeing may eventually need to look into whether the same problem exists on the 737 NG, the predecessor to the Max

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Boeing 737 | Boeing 737 MAX

Natalie Kitroeff & David Gelles | NYT 

Even as Boeing inches closer to getting the 737 Max back in the air, new problems are emerging that go beyond the software that played a role in two crashes. As part of the work to return the Max to service, the company and regulators have uncovered new potential design flaws. At the request of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Boeing conducted an internal audit in December to determine whether it had accurately assessed the dangers of key systems given new assumptions about how long it might take pilots to respond to emergencies, according to a senior engineer at Boeing ...

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First Published: Tue, January 07 2020. 00:07 IST
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