Boeing Making New Updates To 737 MAX Software Written 8 April 2020


Undelivered Boeing 737 MAX aircraft | SounderBruce; Wikipedia; CC BY-SA 4.0

Reuters reports that The Boeing Company announced Tuesday that it is making two new upgrades to the 737 MAX’s flight control computer as the company seeks to return the 737 MAX to the skies. Boeing “said one issue involves hypothetical faults in the flight control computer microprocessor, which could potentially lead to a runaway stabilizer, while the other issue could potentially lead to disengagement of the autopilot feature during final approach.” The new updates will fix both issues. The FAA said that it remains in contact with Boeing as the company “continues its work on the automated flight control system on the 737 MAX.”
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