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Boeing Has Called 737 Max 8 “Not Suitable’ for Certain Airports

Before last month’s crash of a flight that began in Ethiopia, Boeing Co. said in a legal document that large, upgraded 737s “cannot be used at what are referred to as ‘high/hot’ airports.” At an elevation of 7,657 feet — …

Regulators Knew before Crashes that 737 MAX Trim Control was Confusing

SINGAPORE — U.S. and European regulators knew at least two years before a Lion Air crash that the usual method for controlling the Boeing 737 MAX’s nose angle might not work in conditions similar to those in two recent disasters, …