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Old Jan 21, 20, 6:08 pm
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Originally Posted by geo979 View Post
Maybe, although 1 more future 737 MAX crash will likely mean the end of the MAX (and maybe the end of Boeing as well).
Another loss of life incident on a MAX plane would definitely be the end of MAX. I doubt however it would be the end of Boeing. Boeing is simply too large, and represents too large of a portion of US GDP, to be allowed to fail.
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Old Jan 21, 20, 7:52 pm
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Originally Posted by ursine1 View Post
Another loss of life incident on a MAX plane would definitely be the end of MAX. I doubt however it would be the end of Boeing. Boeing is simply too large, and represents too large of a portion of US GDP, to be allowed to fail.
Chapter 11 probably.
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Old Jan 21, 20, 10:30 pm
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Originally Posted by geo979 View Post
Chapter 11 probably.
Build planes, planes don't work, people die, get bailed out by taxpayers. Boeing.
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Old Jan 21, 20, 10:58 pm
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Originally Posted by ursine1 View Post
Another loss of life incident on a MAX plane would definitely be the end of MAX.
The marketeers are already hard at work cooking up a new name to bamboozle unsuspecting pax.
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Old Jan 22, 20, 8:29 am
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The marketeers are already hard at work cooking up a new name to bamboozle unsuspecting pax.
It looks like boeing is now targeting mid 2020 for recertification of the max 8.
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Old Jan 22, 20, 1:15 pm
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Originally Posted by Beachchaser View Post
It looks like boeing is now targeting mid 2020 for recertification of the max 8.
Which again may have no relationship to reality. United has already said that the fall of 2020 would be the soonest they would expect to get them into the schedule. Even that may be wishful thinking.
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Old Jan 25, 20, 5:14 pm
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https://www.reuters.com/article/us-b...-idUSKBN1ZN2DS

FAA tells U.S. airlines it could approve MAX return to service before mid-year -sources
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Old Feb 7, 20, 9:38 pm
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Good news! Boeing 737 set re-certification flight within a weeks.

https://www.ft.com/content/aea7c2e6-...3-955839e06441

Boeing’s troubled 737 Max is expected to achieve a “significant milestone” by making its certification flight in the next few weeks, the US aviation safety regulator said on Thursday.

Stephen Dickson, head of the Federal Aviation Administration, signalled that the 737 Max could soon return to the skies despite a new software issue concerning a dysfunctional warning light in the cockpit. There were “possible adjustments” to the warning light but the safety chief insisted there would not be “a significant delay” in returning the plane to service.
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Old Feb 8, 20, 11:00 pm
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Why is that good news?
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Originally Posted by Boraxo View Post
Why is that good news?
Yeah, seriously, that means my monthly ticket buying spree when the portal opens will end
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Old Feb 17, 20, 3:58 pm
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I see max test flight today from Renton to Everette Boeing 103.
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Old Feb 17, 20, 5:56 pm
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I see max test flight today from Renton to Everette Boeing 103.
Boeing has been doing some preliminary test flights, prior to the actual FAA test flights.

https://www.kwch.com/content/news/Bo...567744861.html
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Old Feb 18, 20, 9:39 am
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Originally Posted by ursine1 View Post
Boeing has been doing some preliminary test flights, prior to the actual FAA test flights.
Trying to imagine a real test without elevated load factors is meaningful.

"The MCAS function commands nose down stabilizer to enhance pitch characteristics during steep turns with elevated load factors and during flaps up flight at airspeeds approaching stall."
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Old Feb 20, 20, 5:41 pm
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Boeing & FAA ordered all 737-MAXes to inspect undelivered for foreign object debris.

https://www.cnbc.com/2020/02/18/boei...ct-debris.html
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Old Mar 5, 20, 12:33 pm
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Guess WN won't be needing those MAXs back after all.

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