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
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
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 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
The US Federal Aviation Administration has launched an audit into Boeing’s internal processes, particularly in relation to minor design changes on its aircraft. The decision was made off the back of the ongoing 737 MAX electrical fault problems, that now impacts 109 MAX aircraft around the globe, 71 of which are based in the US.
Boeing has announced it will officially halt future deliveries on its embattled 737 MAX jets until it has resolved the numerous electrical faults that have been located within the jet’s cockpit. Simultaneously, the US Federal Aviation Administration officially released its airworthiness directive stipulating the grounding of 109 in-service 737 MAX jets around the world, in