US, EU Aviation Regulators Disagree Over Wiring In Grounded 737 MAX Written 3 February 2020


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The Wall Street Journal reported a new point of contention has arisen between US and European aviation regulators over wiring in the grounded Boeing 737 MAX jet, with the European Union Aviation Safety Agency requesting that some wires be moved in order to lower the risk of short circuiting that could impede flight-control systems. The article said both the Federal Aviation Administration and Boeing said the wiring is fine where it is, but the difference of opinion on the matter between US and EU regulators has led the FAA to delay a certification flight for the aircraft, which is expected to be cleared to resume commercial flights this year.\
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