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A Boeing employee called Lion Air, the airline in the first 737 Max crash, "idiots" for asking to have its pilots trained in flying the plane

REUTERS/Beawiharta Internal messages from Boeing employees reveal that one called Lion Air, the airline involved in the first fatal 737 Max crash"idiots" for wanting simulator training for its pilots. Lion Air inquired about the training, prompting an .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 14th, 2020

Boeing didn"t disclose fault in flight feature suspected in Lion Air crash: WSJ

The automated stall-prevention system found on Boeing 737 MAX 8 and MAX 9 models can push a plane's nose down "unexpectedly and so strongly" that pilots can't pull it back up even when flying manually, The Wall Street Journal reported......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralNov 13th, 2018

Boeing CEO says erroneous activation of MCAS software adds to pilots" high workload

Boeing Co Chief Executive Officer Dennis Muilenburg said on Wednesday erroneous activation of so-called MCAS software in its grounded 737 MAX aircraft could increase pressure on pilots, while flying the plane......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 4th, 2019

Pilots on Lion Air flight that crashed had less than 40 seconds to override automated system: NYT

Flight simulations that attempted to recreate the problems that caused a Lion Air plane made by Boeing Inc. to crash in Indonesia last fall found that pilots had less than 40 seconds to .....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 26th, 2019

In Wake of Deadly 737 Plane Crash, FAA Tells Airlines to Follow Boeing’s Advice

A sensor problem could cause a disaster. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has called on all airlines to follow Boeing’s advice after Lion Air Flight 610 crashed into the Java Sea l.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneNov 7th, 2018

Explainer: Unraveling the Boeing 737 MAX Lion Air crash

The crash of a Boeing Co 737 MAX jet in Indonesia on Oct. 29 has raised questions on whether the manufacturer shared enough information with regulators, airlines and pilots about the systems on the latest version of its popular narrow-body plane......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 15th, 2018

Iran plane crash: Did Boeing 737-800 go down after engine failure or something else?

A Ukraine airline's flight crashed after taking off from Tehran. There were no survivors. Iran hasn't said whether it will r.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayJan 8th, 2020

Boeing changes stance, recommends 737 MAX simulator training for pilots

Boeing Co said on Tuesday it was recommending that airline pilots undergo simulator training before they resume flying the 737 MAX, a shift from its previous position that pilots only needed computer-based training......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 7th, 2020

The FAA said the Boeing 737 Max had a high risk of crashing, but let the plane continue flying anyway (BA)

Reuters The Boeing 737 Max was found to have a high likelihood of future crashes in a November 2018 FAA analysis, after the first crash of the plane type. However, the agency allowed the troubled Boeing plane to continue flying. The analysis .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 11th, 2019

Boeing"s latest crisis is growing after an airline found cracks on two 737 planes that weren"t due for inspection yet (BA)

Reuters Two Boeing 737 jets flown by Lion Air were found to have hairline cracks in a component called the "pickle fork," despite both.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 7th, 2019

Lion Air aims for up to $1 billion listing in early 2020: sources

Lion Air is targeting a flotation of up to $1 billion in the first quarter of 2020, several sources close to the matter said, as the Indonesian airline resumes growth after a year dominated by the fatal crash of one of its Boeing 737 MAX jets......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 4th, 2019

Boeing commits to changing 737 Max software

Indonesia has faulted poor design of the Boeing 737 Max and lack of regulatory oversight from the Federal Aviation Authority, along with improperly trained crew members, for the fatal crash of a Lion Air flight last year......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 26th, 2019

Boeing commits to changing 737 Max software as Indonesia releases final Lion Air report

Indonesia has faulted poor design of the Boeing 737 Max and lack of regulatory oversight from the Federal Aviation Authority, along with improperly trained crew members, for the fatal crash of a Lion Air flight last year......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 26th, 2019

Boeing vows to fix the faulty flight-control software found to be at-fault in the 2018 Lion Air crash that killed 189 people (BA)

REUTERS/Beawiharta/File Phot Investigators released their final report regarding the crash of a Boeing 737 Max plane operated by Lion Air in October on Friday.  It s.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 25th, 2019

Factbox: "Fly up" co-pilot urges in final moments of fatal Lion Air crash

A final Indonesian report on the fatal crash of Lion Air flight 610 published on Friday details stress and confusion in the cockpit as the Boeing 737 MAX's MCAS software, misled by faulty sensor readings, repeatedly lowered the plane's nose......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 25th, 2019

Lion Air crash report points to Boeing, pilots, maintenance

The jet plunged into the Java Sea just 13 minutes after its takeoff on Oct. 29, 2018......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsOct 25th, 2019

Indonesia"s report on 737 MAX crash faults Boeing design, says Lion Air staff made mistakes

Indonesia has called for better Boeing cockpit systems and oversight by U.S. regulators after design flaws helped bring down a Lion Air 737 MAX jet - a crash that was compounded by errors from ground staff and crew......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 25th, 2019

Southwest removes 737 Max from schedule until February

Southwest Airlines on Thursday took the Boeing 737 Max out of its schedules until February, later than any U.S. airline, as the low-cost carrier called the timeline for the plane's return to service uncertain......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 17th, 2019

Ethiopian Airlines hesitant about using Boeing Max jets

The CEO of Ethiopian Airlines says his airline might never fly the Boeing 737 Max again after a deadly crash in March, and if it does, it will wait until other carriers use the plane first......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMay 13th, 2019

The Wall Street Journal: Boeing didn’t tell Southwest that 737 Max safety feature had been turned off

Plane maker Boeing Co. didn’t tell Southwest Airlines Co. when the carrier began flying 737 Max jets in 2017 that a standard safety feature, found on earlier models and designed to warn pilots about malfunctioning sensors, had been deactivated......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 28th, 2019

Report on Ethiopian crash ratchets up pressure on Boeing

A preliminary report released Thursday on the Ethiopian Airlines crash last month found that pilots followed all recommended procedures issued by Boeing, ratcheting up pressure on the plane maker that critics say has put profits before safety......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsApr 5th, 2019