FAA Confirms Boeing 737 MAX Test Flights Could Begin Monday Written 29 June 2020


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Reuters reports that in an email to Congress on Sunday, the FAA confirmed that its Type Inspection Authorization Board has finished a review of the Boeing 737 MAX, “clearing the way for flight certification testing to begin. Flights with FAA test pilots could begin as early as [Monday], evaluating The Boeing Company’s proposed changes to the automated flight control system on the 737 MAX.” The email said that the agency “has not made a decision on return to service,” and has a number of additional steps to take before certifying the aircraft.
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