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Monday, Feb 17, 2020

Lion air

Jan 18, 2020 06:39
Boeing and the FAA are currently reviewing fixes to the aircraft’s MCAS anti-stall flight system, which was implicated in the crashes of Lion Air and Ethiopian Air flights that together left 346 people dead. read more
Oct 26, 2019 09:50
With dozens of lawsuits pending, Boeing has not admitted liability. But in March it acknowledged that MCAS was one link in a wider chain of events when an Ethiopian Airlines 737 MAX also crashed, leading to a worldwide grounding of the fleet. read more
Oct 23, 2019 16:18
All 189 passengers and crew were killed when the Boeing 737 MAX slammed into the Java Sea shortly after take off from Jakarta on October 29 last year. read more
Sep 23, 2019 07:35
The draft conclusions, which is expected to be the first formal government finding that the design and U.S. regulatory approval were flawed, also identifies a string of pilot errors and maintenance mistakes as causal factors of the Lion Air crash, killing... read more
May 29, 2019 12:03
Ethiopian Airlines pilot told senior managers that more training and better communication to crew members was needed to avert a repeat of a similar disaster involving a Lion Air flight. read more
May 21, 2019 19:27
The complaint alleges Boeing failed to inform pilots properly about the risks posed by software meant to prevent the 737 MAX from stalling which repeatedly lowered the plane’s nose due to a faulty sensor data, according to U.S. attorney Nomaan Husai... read more
May 19, 2019 17:22
Its statement marked the first time Boeing acknowledged there was a design flaw in software linked to the 737 MAX, whose MCAS anti-stall software has been blamed in large part for the Ethiopian Airlines tragedy. read more
May 17, 2019 15:41
Aviation regulators still have more questions about how pilots interact with the plane’s controls under different circumstances, and Boeing says it is providing that information. read more
May 06, 2019 10:10
The US planemaker has been trying for weeks to dispel suggestions that it made airlines pay for safety features after it emerged that an alert designed to show discrepancies in Angle of Attack readings from two sensors was optional on the 737 MAX. read more
Apr 30, 2019 10:56
The planemaker said it didn’t purposefully deactivate a warning meant to show if two angle-of-attack vanes provided conflicting data to aircraft flight computers. read more
Apr 18, 2019 13:18
Investigators have zeroed in on the system as a factor behind the Lion Air and Ethiopian Airlines crashes in October and in March respectively, killing nearly 350 people in totalWashington read more
Apr 16, 2019 10:43
Rusdi Kirana said a recent apology by Boeing over the 346 lives lost in the two disasters, firstly at Lion Air in October and then at Ethiopian Airlines last month, stood in contrast to what he viewed as hasty earlier criticism of Lion Air’s pilots. read more
Apr 05, 2019 09:19
As speed and altitude readings started going haywire, a device known as a stick shaker activated on the left side of the cockpit, where the captain sits. read more
Mar 29, 2019 14:53
US government experts have been analyzing details gathered by their Ethiopian counterparts for the past few days, the WSJ newspaper added. read more
Mar 22, 2019 10:22
Garuda had already received one of the 737 MAX 8 planes, he said, part of a 50-plane order worth USD 4.9 billion at list prices when it was announced in 2014. read more