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Boeing agreed to add significant safeguards to MCAS, make other software updates and move wiring bundles that the FAA said posed a safety hazard.(Bloomberg)

US regulator, Boeing complete 737 MAX certification test flights

Washington | By Reuters
UPDATED ON JUL 02, 2020 07:33 AM IST
The crisis has cost Boeing more than $18 billion, slashed production and hobbled its supply chain, with criminal and congressional investigations still ongoing.
The families of 346 people killed in two fatal 737 MAX crashes will get $144,500 each from a $50 million financial assistance fund announced in July.(Bloomberg)
The families of 346 people killed in two fatal 737 MAX crashes will get $144,500 each from a $50 million financial assistance fund announced in July.(Bloomberg)

Boeing to pay 737 MAX crash victims’ families $144,500 each

Washington | By Reuters
UPDATED ON SEP 24, 2019 12:14 PM IST
Family members will not be required to waive or release the right to litigate as a condition of participation. The 737 MAX has been grounded since March after fatal crashes in Ethiopia and Indonesia.
The preliminary report on the investigation into the crash, released on April 4, said the crew followed procedures from Boeing, but could not stop the plane from repeatedly nose-diving and ultimately crashing, killing all 157 on board.(AFP FILE PHOTO)
The preliminary report on the investigation into the crash, released on April 4, said the crew followed procedures from Boeing, but could not stop the plane from repeatedly nose-diving and ultimately crashing, killing all 157 on board.(AFP FILE PHOTO)

Need greater scrutiny of aircraft safety by manufacturers and aviation regulators

Hindustan times | By Pushpa Girimaji
UPDATED ON APR 22, 2019 05:29 AM IST
Even though Max had two AOA sensors, MCAS relied only on one sensor and if this gave an erroneous reading, then obviously the nose down action would also be uncalled for.
Ethiopia urges Boeing to review controls, backs pilots(AP)
Ethiopia urges Boeing to review controls, backs pilots(AP)

Ethiopia urges Boeing to review controls, backs pilots

Addis Ababa | By Reuters
UPDATED ON APR 04, 2019 09:21 PM IST
The doomed flight repeatedly nosedived as the pilots battled to control the nearly full aircraft before it crashed six minutes after take-off from Addis Ababa in clear conditions, Ethiopian authorities said on Thursday.
A lawsuit against Boeing Co was filed in U.S. federal court on Thursday in what appeared to be the first suit over a March 10 Ethiopian Airlines 737 MAX crash that killed 157 people.(AFP)
A lawsuit against Boeing Co was filed in U.S. federal court on Thursday in what appeared to be the first suit over a March 10 Ethiopian Airlines 737 MAX crash that killed 157 people.(AFP)

US lawsuit filed against Boeing over Ethiopian Airlines crash that killed 157 people

Reuters | By Reuters
UPDATED ON MAR 29, 2019 09:52 PM IST
The lawsuit was filed in Chicago federal court by the family of Jackson Musoni, a citizen of Rwanda, and alleges that Boeing, which manufactures the 737 MAX, had defectively designed the automated flight control system
Boeing said it would deploy a software upgrade to the 737 MAX 8, a few hours after the FAA said it would mandate “design changes” in the aircraft by April.(Reuters)
Boeing said it would deploy a software upgrade to the 737 MAX 8, a few hours after the FAA said it would mandate “design changes” in the aircraft by April.(Reuters)

Boeing’s safety analysis of 737 MAX flight control had crucial flaws: Report

Reuters | By Reuters
UPDATED ON MAR 18, 2019 09:38 AM IST
Boeing’s safety analysis of the flight control system called MCAS (Maneuvering Characteristics Augmentation System) understated the power of this system, the Seattle Times said, citing current and former engineers at the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).
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