Boeing has said it plans to conduct a certification test flight in the “September time frame” but Boeing Chief Executive Dennis Muilenburg did not give a specific date when asked last week.
Boeing says 737 MAX software update is complete; fix needs approval from US, international regulators
Boeing said it has flown 737 MAX with updated software for the Maneuvering Characteristics Augmentation System for more than 360 hours on 207 flights.
Ethiopian Airlines crash: Pilots of doomed Boeing 737 MAX jet had followed guidelines but failed to recover, says report
The pilots trying to regain control of the Ethiopian jet at first followed those procedures to switch off the Maneuvering Characteristics Augmentation System (MCAS) but failed to recover control, the WSJ said, citing people briefed on the crash investigation's preliminary findings.
The company CEO joined a test flight of an updated MCAS anti-stall software on the 737 MAX jetliner.
Boeing in the next 10 days will roll out an upgrade to the MCAS stall prevention system for 737 MAX aircraft
Ethiopian Airlines, Lion Air plane crash: Anti-stalling system on Boeing's 737 Max 8 under scanner as countries ground aircraft
Boeing has described the Max series as its fastest-selling family of planes, with more than 5,000 orders placed to date from about 100 customers.
DGCA issues additional safety instructions for Boeing 737 MAX planes; govt says safety of passengers is utmost concern
Civil Aviation Minister Suresh Prabhu has asked the DGCA to undertake safety assessment of Boeing 737 MAX planes operated by domestic airlines.