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American Airlines Pilots Confronted Boeing About Safety Issues Before Ethiopia Crash

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Category: topSource: timeMay 15th, 2019

American Airlines pilots pressured Boeing about 737 Max flaws: report

Weeks after the first fatal crash involving a Boeing Co. 737 Max, American Airlines Group Inc. pilots pressed Boeing executives for a fix, but the executive.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 14th, 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

Ethiopia inquiry shows Boeing MAX hurtling uncontrolled to disaster

Ethiopia Airlines' doomed 737 MAX jet hit excessive speed and was forced downwards by a wrongly-triggered automation system as pilots wrestled to regain control, a preliminary report into the crash that has shaken the aviation world showed on Thursday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 4th, 2019

Ethiopia urges Boeing to review 737 MAX controls, backs pilots

Ethiopia urged Boeing to review its flight control technology and said pilots of state carrier Ethiopian Airlines had carried out proper procedures in the first public findings on the crash of a 737 MAX jet that killed 157 people......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 4th, 2019

Ethiopia urges Boeing to review controls, backs pilots

Ethiopian investigators urged Boeing to review its flight control system and said pilots of state carrier Ethiopian Airlines had carried out proper procedures in the first official findings on the crash of a 737 MAX jet that killed 157 people......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 4th, 2019

Ethiopian Airlines questions Boeing"s "aggressive" software

An Ethiopian Airlines executive questioned whether Boeing had told pilots enough about "aggressive" software that pushes a plane's nose down, a focus of investigation into a deadly crash in Ethiopia this month......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 24th, 2019

Ethiopian pilots raised safety concerns years before fatal crash, records show

Complaints filed in with Federal Aviation Administration hotline shows that some pilots raised questions about adherence to training procedures at Ethiopia Airlines, an airline that is generally known for strong adherence to safety procedures......»»

Category: topSource: washpostMar 21st, 2019

Trump orders Boeing 737 Max 8 and 9 to be grounded

President Trump directed that the Boeing aircraft be grounded "effective immediately" in the wake of the deadly Ethiopian Airlines crash. He said the safety of the American people "is our paramount concern.".....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMar 13th, 2019

U.S. flight attendants join call to ground Boeing 737 Max jets

Two major flight attendant unions called on the FAA and American Airlines Tuesday to ground all Boeing 737 Max jets operating in the U.S. while a deadly crash in Ethiopia is investigated......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 13th, 2019

Ethiopia Mourns Crash Victims As 737 MAX 8’s ‘Black Box’ Found

The recording device should offer valuable data to investigators EJERE, Ethiopia — Ethiopian Airlines has grounded all of its Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft as “an extra safety precaution” following the crash of one of its planes i.....»»

Category: topSource: timeMar 11th, 2019

India to soon issue additional safety instructions for Boeing 737 MAX 8 planes

India's Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) said on Monday it is reviewing safety issues related to Boeing's 737 MAX 8 aircraft operating in the country, a day after the fatal crash of one of the planes in Ethiopia......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 11th, 2019

Boeing issues safety bulletin for pilots after Indonesia crash

Boeing Co said on Wednesday it had issued a safety bulletin reminding pilots how to handle erroneous data from a key sensor in the wake of last week's crash in Indonesia......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 7th, 2018

Boeing issues advice for pilots after Indonesia crash

Boeing Co said on Wednesday it had issued a safety bulletin reminding pilots how to handle erroneous data from a key sensor in the wake of last week's Indonesian jetliner crash......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 7th, 2018

U.S. agency to mandate Boeing bulletin issued after Lion Air

The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration said Wednesday it will require airlines to follow a safety bulletin issued by Boeing Co reminding pilots how to handle erroneous data from a key sensor in the wake of last week's Indonesian jetliner crash......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 7th, 2018

Regulators Seek Clarity on Boeing 737 Safety Systems After Lion Air Crash

U.S. regulators are pressing for clarity on automated flight-control systems in Boeing’s latest 737 models, as they seek to address inconsistencies in how airlines have informed pilots about one of the features......»»

Category: asiaSource: wsjNov 22nd, 2018

US pilots want more training on new Boeing jet after crash

Pilots at American Airlines are asking for more training with the automated anti-stall system on certain new Boeing jets......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsNov 29th, 2018

Report: After deadly crash, American and Southwest pilots consider additional training

Pilots unions from Southwest Airlines Co. and American Airlines Group, Inc. met with Boeing executives over the past week to address concerns about the 737 MAX aircraft after the fatal Lion Air crash on Oct. 29, the Associated Press reported. South.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 30th, 2018

After deadly crash, American and Southwest pilots consider additional training, report says

Pilots unions from Southwest Airlines Co. and American Airlines Group, Inc. met with Boeing executives over the past week to address concerns about the 737 MAX aircraft after the fatal Lion Air crash on Oct. 29, the Associated Press reported. South.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 30th, 2018

Boeing didn"t tell airlines that safety alert wasn"t on

Boeing says it didn't tell pilots and airlines that a safety alert on its 737 Max jets was not working until after one of the planes crashed in Indonesia last year......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMay 5th, 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