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Boeing 737 Max declared safe to fly, Europe’s aviation regulator says satisfied with changes

The comments mark the firmest endorsement yet from a major regulator of Boeing’s goal to return its beleaguered workhorse to service by year-end, following numerous delays and setbacks.
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Top US aviation regulator to test-fly Boeing’s 737 Max in a bid to assure public aircraft is safe

The 737 Max was grounded in March 2019 after a two fatal crashes, caused by a systems malfunction, killed 346 people off the coast of Indonesia and Ethiopia.
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Failures, deception, errors —what led to Boeing 737 Max crashes, according to US probe

A 245-page report issued Wednesday provides account of miscalculations that led to 346 deaths, grounding of Boeing’s best-selling jet and the company's billion dollar-losses.
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Why Boeing’s 737 Max will take longer to fly in skies outside the US

International regulators, including India’s DGCA, aren’t ready to follow just US FAA certification. Some want more clarity from Boeing on a tech update on the jet.
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Boeing lost 60 orders of 737 Max in June with buyers devastated by Covid

This year, 373 orders for the Max have been scrapped as collapsing travel demand complicates Boeing’s efforts to shore up a plane that's supposed to be a critical source of cash.

Boeing 737 Max comeback bid gets off the ground with first FAA test flight

The so-called certification flight is a milestone toward ending a grounding imposed worldwide in March 2019 after the two crashes of Boeing’s best-selling model killed 346 people.
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Boeing readies for test flights of 737 Max as it works towards ending 15-month grounding

Regulators and Boeing are also hoping to convene an international panel of airline pilots to test a proposed new training course for Max flight crews.
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Boeing whistle-blower says original FAA review of 737 Max reckless, ignored safety concerns

A Boeing engineer told the US Senate Committee that the original certification was done with hand-waving and deception to hide flaws in the 1960s-era design of the 737.
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US plans tough oversight of aircraft certification after Boeing 737 Max disaster

The matter has huge implications for the US aviation industry, which has lobbied for decades for more flexible regulations because it says govt oversight is inefficient.
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Controversial Boeing 737 Max is nearing a milestone with key test flight this month

Boeing is sharing the draft of its revised pilot training, indicating it might finally be nearing the end of its 15-month grounding and controversy over 2 crashes.

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How France-Turkey’s probable but unlikely conflict has been shaped by Erdogan’s politics

In episode 604 of #CutTheClutter, Shekhar Gupta explains the recent France-Turkey conflict and the deeper implications of this row.
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Banks have not a signed a single agreement for RBI’s debt recast scheme for high value loans

Tepid response to the debt recast scheme is being seen because there is lack of awareness and reluctance by banks, say bankers.


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Army develops WhatsApp-like app for personnel to dodge risk of communication leaks

The Secure Application for Internet supports secure voice, text and video-calling services for Android platforms over the internet. It is end-to-end encrypted. 
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Trump or Biden? Doesn’t matter to India-US ties as they’re in a full, strategic embrace

Pompeo & Esper’s visit to India for the 2+2 talks is proof that old hypocrisies are history, and supreme national interest has again driven a strategic choice.