Boeing announced on Thursday that it has finished development work on the software fix for the grounded 737 Max airliner.
The company is now working with the FAA to schedule certification test flights and to submit its final certification documents.
All 371 Boeing 737 Max airliners in service have been grounded since March 13 following the deadly crashes of Lion Air Flight JT610 and Ethiopian Airlines Flight ET302.
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Boeing announced on Thursday that it finished development work on the software fix for the grounded 737 Max airliner.
The Chicago-based aviation giant also said it has completed the simulator testing and engineering test flights associated with the software fix for the plane’s Maneuvering Characteristics Augmentation System (MCAS).
“With safety as our clear priority, we have completed all of the engineering test flights for the software update and are preparing for the final certification flight,” Dennis Muilenburg, Boeing’s chairman and CEO, said in a statement. “We’re committed to providing the FAA and global regulators all the information they need, and to getting it right.”
Muilenburg added, “We’re making clear and steady progress and are confident that the 737 MAX with …read more
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