How long after EIS until you fly a Max?

Old Feb 8, 20, 12:02 am
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How long after EIS until you fly a Max?

I'm just curious. Those of us on this website know more than 99% of the traveling public about this aircraft. I fly several times a month and was one of the first to tell my colleagues to book away from this aircraft (prior to the grounding). I feel like the FAA is doing their due diligence this time, but I will actively book away from this aircraft for 3-6 months after EIS. What's your timeframe?
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Old Feb 8, 20, 1:14 am
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I figure that with all the scrutiny and testing going on with the Max right now, it will probably be one of the safest planes ever by the time it returns to service. So I wouldn't have a problem flying on it soon after EIS.
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Old Feb 8, 20, 1:33 am
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I would have no concerns about booking a Max flight on day 1.
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Old Feb 8, 20, 2:26 am
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I am not concerned with flying the MAX; in addition to the FAA, I feel like the AA pilots (and their union) won't fly something they don't feel is safe.

I won't hunt for it but will continue to book flights by schedule and price even if it is on a MAX.
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Old Feb 8, 20, 4:59 am
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I'll fly it - only to say I flew it. Then cross it off the list as another jet with miserable seat pitch,
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Old Feb 8, 20, 5:38 am
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I would fly it as soon as possible, if for no other reason than to thumb my nose at all the worry warts who wish to whine.

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Old Feb 8, 20, 6:30 am
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no problem.. would fly
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Old Feb 8, 20, 6:58 am
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I’ll never step foot on one.
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Old Feb 8, 20, 7:13 am
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I wouldn't be too sure the max will be flying anytime soon.

NASA have also had issues with Boeing as well and whilst NASA admit they should have had better oversight of Boeing it says something about Boeings lack of internal quality control

washington post - Bieing Starliner software problems
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Old Feb 8, 20, 7:27 am
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Didn’t have an issue with it then, and I still don’t now.
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Old Feb 8, 20, 7:30 am
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I'd fly the a/c but would only be concerned if I end up in a non MCE Oasis seat.
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Old Feb 8, 20, 10:28 am
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Considering Iíve flown several legs on UAs Maxes before the grounding, I wonít have any concern when itís back..

The DC-10, A320, 787, etc. all had issues and I didnít think twice about any getting on of them over the years. Getting to and from the airport will always be the most dangerous aspects of my travels.
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Old Feb 8, 20, 11:10 am
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Iíll fly it within the 1st month. Being based in Charlotte, I look forward to flying anything thatís not a LUS A321

To me, all the work theyíre doing now to make the plane safe is simply the same initial engineering work they should have done prior to 1st flight. Theyíll get it right and this past year will move into history.
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Old Feb 8, 20, 11:15 am
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I might get stuck on one but I will consciously book away from them, forever.
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Old Feb 8, 20, 11:20 am
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I would wait a year or two and see what happens.
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