Sriwijaya Air crash results in FAA probe into 737 Classic wiring
Air Crash Investigations

The US Federal Aviation Administration has warned operators of Boeing 737 Classic aircraft to check for possible wiring failures, following the investigation into the January crash of Sriwijaya Air flight SJ182. Flight SJ182, a 26-year-old Boeing 737-500, crashed into the Java Sea just minutes after take-off from Jakarta on Saturday, 9 January 2021, killing all […]

US airlines expect MAX jets back in the air ‘in the coming days’

Major airlines in the US are expected to get their entire 737 MAX fleets back up and running within days, having already begun the necessary electrical repairs on affected MAX models. Just yesterday, Boeing released its service bulletin on the required repairs for the MAX’s electrical issues, which has seen nearly a quarter of all […]

737 MAX electrical faults to be finally rectified

Boeing and the US Federal Aviation Administration have finally settled on a fix for ongoing electrical faults located in multiple areas of the embattled Boeing 737 MAX. The electrical faults resulted in nearly a quarter of all MAX jets being grounded around the globe, as the FAA continued to probe Boeing on the extent of […]

Boeing delivers 4 MAX jets in April before again suspending deliveries

US planemaker Boeing delivered 17 jets in April, before it announced it would once again suspend deliveries of its 737 MAX workhorse jet due to electrical grounding issues. Boeing successfully delivered four 737 MAX jets in April before the suspension took place, just five months after the planemaker was given the green light to resume […]

Boeing 737 MAX repairs delayed as FAA tightens leash

The FAA has requested that Boeing supply more evidence to prove that electrical faults found in its 737 MAX cockpits don’t extend into other parts of the aircraft, slowing down the repair of dozens of jets. The 106 Boeing 737 MAX jets affected by recently reported electrical faults may remain grounded for longer than first […]

Boeing takes stance against racism, releases internal diversity statistics

Boeing has announced it has fired 65 employees in the last 10 months over racist, discriminatory or otherwise hateful conduct, as shareholders push for greater accountability following recent social justice movements. CEO Dave Calhoun said that Boeing has taken a “zero-tolerance approach to behaviour that is contrary to our values”. “There is no place for […]

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