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Return of the MAX 8

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Tests for the recertification of the Boeing 737 MAX 8 are underway around the world. In Europe, officials from several countries are meeting to discuss Boeing's plans to train crews. If successful, the aircraft will be deemed airworthy and allowed to fly again after more than a year of being grounded. However, Boeing may have a hard time selling the aircraft due to customer concerns, lack of demand, and newfound issues with 787. (theexplorerblog.com) 기타...

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richardtomancik
I'd fly in the U.S. on one of these with U.S. experienced pilots, and in fact look forward to it. Probably one of the most scrutinized and safe planes in the air now. I've read articles about U.S. pilots who just switched off the automation after it did not perform correctly on this plane, thinking in was op error, and flying anyway. Rapidly expanding foreign airlines with inexperienced pilots are ready for that. I get that Boeing tried to get away with something they should not have, and that is being corrected. That something is two-fold 1) forging ahead with a less-stable design, and 2) hiding it. And really 3) regulators trusting them too much? Not any more.
bobinson66
bobinson66 2
I would fly in a Max if operated by one of the big US airlines. From what I have read, the problem stems from Boeing being run more by accountants and finance folks rather than engineers and production folks these days. According to William Langewiesche in the New York Times (9/18/20), the Lion Air and Ethiopian Air 373 Max's were stripped down versions of the plane. The two airlines involved are bare-bones operations. Ground maintenance is horrible for those guys. The stripped down planes lacked redundant sensors and other data points that the MCAS system uses to stay pointed in the right direction. No one likes to blame pilots but this Times article states that these airlines will employ a pilot with as little as 250 flight hours. Boeing shouldn't have sold a plane without redundant sensors used by somewhat hidden software. At least the airlines in the US pay to have all the safety equipment installed, maintained and correctly piloted.
deanbog1
flew on them quite a few times , the Pilots love them .
hale4kahuna
John Adams 4
To quote my departed friend (and Delta pilot Al Mondus) If it's not Boeing, I'm not going!
rdgc
i suspect that the Europeans will not allow it to fly until the WTO battle between Boeing and Airbus is settled.
mything2
Ditto Dean...Airbus has a lot of skeletons in their closet-literally-but Europeans are more Inclined to overlook them so they can win their race with Boeing.
imtxsmoke
Jeffrey Bue 1
The person who wrote that article needs to go back and take English 101. I don't normally care about punctation, grammatical errors, etc. , but that was a "tough" read.
calvinaviationsfo
that's funny because I went through your profile and found lots of grammatical errors... lol
organfreak
I'm a frequent proof-reader these days. I know the rules. This criticism is totally unwarranted! The only thing I saw that was wrong was a few missing possessive-case apostrophes. I was easily able to read the article with full understanding. Looks a if Mr. Bue has some sort of axe to grind, but it's not grammar!
KyleJonas
Kyle Jonas 5
Glad to hear, and thanks for the feedback!
bcanderson
Hey Kyle, read this article on the same subject: https://readymadeinvest.com/boeing-hid-design-flaws-in-max-jets-from-pilots-and-regulators/

You'll feel much better about your prose...
KyleJonas
Kyle Jonas 1
Haha, Mr. Bue should look at that one
dandemo
Dan Mena 3
You sure it was the grammar that was the issue? Seems like everyone else here didn't have trouble.
KyleJonas
Kyle Jonas 1
What parts were confusing? I'd love your feedback so I can fix it and be sure to make articles better in the future :)
rgraham11
I cannot believe that Boeing was stupid and greedy enough to put Airbus on top for the foreseeable future. So disappointed.
atusalud
Fly is a physics fact. Either you fly, have the lift, the control or you don't. It is not electronics and computer. Stop righting the wrong. Stop waisting talent, time and money Stop it all and make a brand new design that flies. It's that easy.
organfreak
So, you think that's easy? What's the budget?
bubblecom
Certainly less than what they are paying now for a faulty desing and less bodies scattered over the ground...

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Bonanza737
Kurt Wolters 10
I disagree. Being an airline captain that has many hours in this plane, I look forward to her return. After the fine tooth scrutiny it has received, I believe as stated above will be the safest aircraft in the sky.
She’s a beautiful flier and a wonderful performer. JMHO as someone who has trained and flown this aircraft.
paultrubits
I met some SWA drivers who felt the same way.
E1craZ4life
I'll go out of the way to fly on one of these.
augerin
Dave Mathes -9
...will be deemed 'airworthy'...
that's comforting.....

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