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Eric M. Johnson

Boeing CEO says 737 MAX software update working as designed

12 Apr 2019

DALLAS Boeing Co's chief executive said on Thursday that a software update designed to prevent disasters like two recent fatal crashes involving its 737 MAX is working, with about two-thirds of the fast-selling jetliner's customers having seen the fix in simulator sessions. | Video

Delta CEO says confident Boeing will resolve 737 MAX issues

09 Apr 2019

ATLANTA Delta Air Lines Inc Chief Executive Officer Ed Bastian said on Tuesday he was confident U.S. planemaker Boeing Co would resolve issues relating to its 737 MAX jet following two deadly crashes involving that type of aircraft.

How flawed software, high speed, other factors doomed an Ethiopian Airlines 737 MAX

09 Apr 2019

PARIS/SEATTLE/SINGAPORE Minutes after take-off, the pilots of an Ethiopian Airlines 737 MAX were caught in a bad situation.

Die letzten Minuten vor dem Boeing-Absturz in Äthiopien

08 Apr 2019

Paris/Seattle/Singapur Der Überlebenskampf der jungen Piloten im Cockpit der Ethiopian Airlines 302 am Morgen des 10.

Boeing cuts 737 MAX output in wake of two deadly crashes

06 Apr 2019

CHICAGO/SEATTLE Boeing Co said on Friday it plans to cut its monthly 737 aircraft production by nearly 20 percent in the wake of two deadly crashes, signaling it does not expect aviation authorities to allow the plane back in the air anytime soon. | Video

INSIGHT-How excess speed, hasty commands and flawed software doomed an Ethiopian Airlines 737 MAX

05 Apr 2019

* Engines left at full take-off power throughout flight, data show

Boeing cutting 737 MAX production in wake of two deadly crashes

05 Apr 2019

CHICAGO/SEATTLE, April 5 Boeing Co plans to cut its monthly 737 aircraft production by nearly 20 percent as it works to manage the grounding of its MAX aircraft in the wake of two deadly crashes, Chief Executive Officer Dennis Muilenburg said on Friday.

Ethiopian crash report highlights sensors, software, leaves questions

05 Apr 2019

ADDIS ABABA/SEATTLE Faulty sensor readings and multiple automatic commands to push down the nose of a Boeing plane contributed to last month's fatal crash in Ethiopia, leaving the crew struggling to regain control, according to a preliminary accident report.

Ethiopia to issue first Boeing investigation report on Thursday

05 Apr 2019

ADDIS ABABA/SEATTLE/PARIS Investigators will release on Thursday a keenly awaited report on the deadly crash of an Ethiopian Airlines jet, Ethiopia's Transport Ministry said, giving the first official clues to the second crash of a new Boeing 737 MAX in five months. | Video

Boeing says software fix to always allow override of anti-stall system

04 Apr 2019

SEATTLE Boeing Co said on Thursday that a new software fix for its anti-stall system, at the centre of investigations into two deadly plane crashes, will give pilots the authority to always override the system if activated by faulty sensor data.

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