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Boeing, FAA Failures To Blame For 737 Max Crashes – U.S. House Report

WASHINGTON — Two Boeing 737 MAX crashes that killed all 346 passengers and crew aboard were the “horrific culmination” of failures by the planemaker and Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), a U.S. House panel concluded after an 18-month investigation. The crashes …

737 Max Crash Victims Seek Legislation to Block Boeing Legal Strategy

CHICAGO — Families of Boeing 737 MAX crash victims are urging U.S. lawmakers to ensure the planemaker is held accountable for accidents that together killed 346 people by blocking a key legal defense, according to a letter sent on Tuesday …

U.S. to Mandate New Safety-Management Tools for Aircraft Makers

WASHINGTON — The Federal Aviation Administration said Tuesday it would require Boeing Co and other aircraft manufacturers to adopt new safety-management tools following two fatal Boeing 737 MAX crashes that killed 346 people. The plan to begin the regulatory process …

Boeing Suspends Co-Workers of Pilot at Center of Max Scrutiny

Boeing Co. put three employees who worked with the former chief technical pilot of the 737 Max on administrative leave as a federal grand jury investigates whether he intentionally misled the Federal Aviation Administration about a software system tied to …

No Call for Simulators in New Boeing 737 MAX Training Proposals

Boeing Co said it will submit by the end of this week a training package that 737 MAX pilots are required to take before a worldwide ban can be lifted, proposing as it did before two deadly crashes that those …

Boeing Was Close to Software Fix Before Second 737 Max Crash

Boeing Co. was agonizingly close to a software fix for its 737 Max jetliner when an Ethiopian Airlines jet plunged to the ground March 10, the second deadly crash in less than five months. The U.S. planemaker, working with regulators, …

Congress Revisits Role It Gave Boeing to Certify 737 Jet Safety

U.S. lawmakers have turned a critical eye on whether regulators gave Boeing Co. too much sway over the certification of its latest 737 jetliner, which was grounded following two fatal crashes in less than five months. Yet it was Congress …

Lawmakers Seek Outside Review of 737 Max Fixes Prior to Flights

Software updates that Boeing Co. is readying for the 737 Max airliner should be cleared by an independent review before the beleaguered jet is allowed to fly again, the chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee said Tuesday. Oregon …

Boeing to Detail 737 Max Fixes with Regulators, Pilots

Boeing Co. plans to meet this week with customers and regulators to explain the measures it’s taking to get its 737 Max back into service, after the aircraft was grounded following two deadly crashes in less than five months. The …