U.S. expects software fix for Boeing 737 MAX planes to take months

Credit: Reuters- Published on March 13, 2019
The United States expects it will take months before a software fix for Boeing 737 Max planes is complete, the acting administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration said on Wednesday, adding that he does not know how long the country's grounding of the aircraft will last.
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Published on March 12, 2019 -  00:54
Boeing To Upgrade Software In 737 MAX 8 Fleet In 'Weeks'
Boeing has confirmed that it will deploy a software upgrade to the 737 MAX 8. This comes a few hours after the Federal Aviation Administration said it would mandate “design changes” in the aircraft by April. Boeing did not reference Sunday’s Ethiopian Airlines crash in connection to the software upgrade. Reuters reports, the statement did express the company’s condolences to the relatives of the 157 people who died, however. The company said it has for several months “been developing a flight control software enhancement for the 737 MAX, in the aftermath of October’s Lion Air Flight crash. The software upgrade “will be deployed across the 737 MAX fleet in the coming weeks,” it said. The flight control software was designed to make an already safe aircraft even safer.”

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