American Airlines cancels 737 MAX flights through September 3 (page 2)

Boeing’s 737 Max jets remain grounded across the globe following the two fatal crashes merely a few months apart. The cause was attributed to the MCAS system on the plane which would pitch the nose down automatically if it felt that the plane was approaching a stall. Boeing has made software fixes to tone down the system’s aggressive behavior but the crashes remain a blemish on the 737 Max’s name. To that end, Boeing hasn’t ruled out renaming the plane. Speaking to Bloomberg at the Paris Air Show, Boeing Chief Financial Officer Greg Smith revealed that the company is open to the possibility of renaming the 737 Max. “We’re committed to doing what we need to do to restore it. If that means changing the brand to restore it, then we’ll address that. If it doesn’t, we’ll address whatever is a high priority,” he said.However, the company did say that it doesn’t any plans right now to change the name. It’s currently focused on the safe return

American Airlines cancels 737 MAX flights through September 3

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Tue 11 Jun 19 from Phys.org

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