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What did pilots know about 737 MAX risk?

What did 737 MAX pilots know, and when did they know it? That’s become a subject of debate in the wake of last month’s fatal Lion Air crash in Indonesia and the potential role played by an automatic control system that Boeing … Continue reading

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Boeing issues bulletin in wake of 737 MAX crash

Boeing says it has issued an operations manual bulletin to address concerns about erroneous readings from a sensor that has been implicated in last week’s fatal crash of a Lion Air 737 MAX 8. The jet dove into the Java … Continue reading

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How Boeing re-engineered the 737’s landing gear

When Boeing’s customers said they wanted a stretched-out 737 MAX jet, there was one big problem: The 737’s landing gear was too short to handle it. Fortunately, Boeing’s engineers came to the rescue, with a stretched-out landing gear to match … Continue reading

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Boeing’s 737 MAX 7 jet aces first flight

For its first test flight, the newest and smallest sibling in Boeing’s top-selling 737 family of jets, the 737 MAX 7, took a three-hour trip today from Renton, Wash., to Seattle’s Boeing Field, just eight miles away. Getting from Point … Continue reading

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Boeing (and Guinness) celebrate 10,000th 737 jet

Boeing 737 jets are rolling out of the factory in Renton, Wash., more than once a day, but the Southwest 737 MAX 8 jet that emerged today brought hundreds of Boeing employees outside to watch: It’s the 10,000th 737 jet to … Continue reading

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Boeing makes first 737 MAX delivery

Boeing today marked the first delivery of a new-generation 737 MAX jet with an official handover to Malaysia-based Malindo Air at the Seattle Delivery Center. The delivery came after Boeing sent about 30 of the engines for its 737 MAX planes back to … Continue reading

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Boeing’s 737 MAX 9 jet makes first flight

The newest sibling in Boeing’s 737 family, the MAX 9, made its first flight today from the company’s assembly plant in Renton, Wash. – 75 years after the Renton plant opened and 50 years after the first 737 took off. … Continue reading

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