FAA, Boeing Examining Wiring On 737 MAX Written 6 January 2020


Grounded Boeing 737 MAX airplanes parked adjacent to Boeing Field, Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019, in Seattle. | Associated Press

Reuters reports that The Boeing Company and the FAA are looking into a “wiring issue that could potentially cause a short circuit on the grounded 737 MAX.” Boeing Vice President for Government Operations Communications Gordan Johndroe said that the company “identified this issue as part of [a] rigorous process, and we are working with the FAA to perform the appropriate analysis. It would be premature to speculate as to whether this analysis will lead to any design changes.” The wiring issue could further delay the return of the 737 MAX, and the FAA will likely not recertify the jet until February or March.
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