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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.
The Federal Aviation Administration announced it is set to issue formal legal directives for repairs required, which shows it approves the manufacturer’s proposed redesigns.
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 had $9 billion in negative shareholder equity at the end of March, and $39 billion of indebtedness.
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.
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.
The site, Flightradar24.com, later put out a clarification, but not before social media was buzzing about the Aviation Research Centre’s Boeing 707.
Boeing has to pull off the ultimate work-from-home challenge: Certifying an airplane with regulators who are self-isolating on different continents.
Bombardier’s withdraw from commercial aerospace is a sad acknowledgement of how hard it is to make money selling big aircraft. Even Airbus and Boeing struggle.
Boeing recommends simulator training for pilots of 737 Max, which was grounded last year following two fatal crashes linked to its flight-control software.