WASHINGTON - Boeing is closer to getting the troubled 737 Max back in service as the Federal Aviation Administration said agency pilots will begin test flights of the plane as early as Monday, Clare Duffy reports for CNN. Continue reading original article.
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June 30, 2020 -Boeing and the FAA have been working together to get the 737 Max line recertified following the aircraft's grounding following a pair of deadly crashes in 2018 and 2019.
The FAA sent a letter to lawmakers, which CNN obrained. According the CNN, the letter stated that "Flights with FAA test pilots could begin as early as tomorrow, evaluating Boeing's proposed changes to the automated flight control system on the 737 MAX. Testing is expected to take several days, and will include a wide array of flight maneuvers and emergency procedures to enable the agency to assess whether the changes meet FAA certification standards."
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