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FAA Launches Audit into How Minor Design Change Led to Electrical Issue in Some 737 MAX Aircraft

Apr 30, 2021, 10:00 AM by Lawrence Garrett
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Undelivered Boeing 737 MAX aircraft | SounderBruce; Wikipedia; CC BY-SA 4.0

The Wall Street Journal reports that the FAA said Thursday that it has initiated an audit into how a minor design change in the production of Boeing 737 MAX aircraft contributed to a potential electrical issue that led to the grounding of 109 737 MAX aircraft. The agency said regarding the audit that it will assess The Boeing Company’s “process for making minor design changes across its product line, with the goal of identifying areas where the company can improve.”
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