FAA Chief Tests Changes To Boeing's Grounded 737 MaxFAA Administrator Stephen Dickson, a pilot who flew for the military and Delta Air Lines, was expected to sit in the captain’s seat during a two-hour flight. An FAA spokesman said Boeing pilots would also be on the plane when it takes off from the former Boeing Field in the Seattle area.
Boeing Grounds Eight 787 Dreamliners Over Manufacturing FlawBoeing has found a problem with the manufacturing of the 787 Dreamliner, the widebody jet that is one of the most successful products of the troubled aircraft maker.
FAA Proposing Boeing Pay $1.25 Million FineMore trouble is in the air for Boeing. The FAA wants the plane maker to pay a fine of more than $1 million.
FAA Spells Out Design Changes Needed In Grounded Boeing 737 Max JetsThe Federal Aviation Administration proposed software changes to a flight-control system implicated in two deadly 737 Max crashes. It also plans to require a warning light to pilots that wasn't working on the planes that crashed, changes to on-board computers, and the rerouting of some wiring.
US Moves One Step Closer To Letting The Boeing 737 Max FlyThe Federal Aviation Administration said Tuesday that “in the near future” it will issue a proposed safety directive for the plane. The agency gave no indication, however, of when it might lift its March 2019 order that grounded the plane.
Damning Watchdog Report Says Boeing Shielded Key 737 Max Details From FAABoeing shielded from federal regulators reviewing its 737 Max aircraft the extent and capability of the flawed computer system that ultimately brought down two jets, according to an inspector general report obtained by CNN.
FAA Authorizes Boeing To Begin Test Flights Of Grounded 737 Max PlanesBoeing has received clearance to begin test flights of its troubled 737 Max jet, a spokesperson for the Federal Aviation Administration said Sunday. The test flights of could begin as early as Monday.
FAA Orders Boeing To Fix Engine Covering Defect On Grounded 737 Max PlanesThe problem is not related to the flight-control system that pushed planes into nosedives before two deadly Max crashes. The crashes in Indonesia and Ethiopia killed 346 people.
Boeing Is Building The 737 Max Again, Even Though It Is Not Yet Approved To FlyThe company temporarily stopped building the plane in January, before the COVID-19 pandemic hit most of the world's airlines.
Coronavirus In Chicago: Midway Traffic Control Tower Closing After 3 Workers Test Positive For COVID-19The FAA is closing the air traffic control tower at Midway International Airport, after three workers there tested positive for COVID-19.
Boeing Reports First Annual Loss In 22 Years, Amid 737 Max CrisisBoeing reported a net loss of $636 million last year, compared to a $10.5 billion profit it made in 2018.