FAA Releases Plan for Return of Boeing 737 MAX Jets Written 4 August 2020


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

The Seattle Times reports that on Monday, the FAA released “its final list of required design changes to the Boeing 737 MAX, as well as changes to operation and maintenance procedures and to proposed pilot training, that must be completed for the jet to return to passenger service.”  Included in the required desgin changes are new software that would limit the flight-control system, a new cockpit alert that would warn pilots of a faulty sensor, and rerouting of some wiring.  According to the article, the publication of the FAA’s required design changes “sets in motion the final steps toward allowing U.S. airlines to fly passengers on the MAX again before the end of this year.” 
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