Boeing to upgrade stall prevention on 737 MAX

Boeing to upgrade stall prevention on 737 MAX

Boeing to upgrade stall prevention on 737 MAX

Boeing however, said that it would still continue building the planes which came as good news for thousands of the company's employees - machinists, technical employees and supervisors - who work on the assembly line in Renton, Washington, CNN reported.

Plane tracking app Flightradar24 has been following the status of all the 737 MAX 8 aircraft, and overnight there was just one flight left in the skies.

Boeing chief Dennis Muilenberg said "we are doing everything we can to understand the cause of the accidents in partnership with the investigators, deploy safety enhancements and help ensure this does not happen again". A preliminary report by KNKT in November, before the retrieval of the cockpit voice recorder, focused on maintenance and training and the response of a Boeing anti-stall system to a recently replaced sensor, but gave no reason for the crash.

"On March 13, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) grounded all USA -registered Boeing 737 MAX aircraft, including the 8 and 9 variants, as a precautionary measure", American Airlines said in a statement.

The plane has since been grounded worldwide.

A tail part found in the wreckage of the crashed Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 Max.

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French officials have said it was unclear whether information could be retrieved due to the damaged condition of the recorders.

Within a minute of the flight's departure, Captain Yared Getachew reported a "flight control" problem as the aircraft was well below the minimum safe height from the ground during a climb, the Times reported, citing the person. Ethiopian authorities are leading the crash probe and it will also include the U.S. National Transporation Safety Board. Similarly, the Lion Air killed all 189 passengers and crew on October 29.

Boeing has since grounded its entire global fleet of 737 Max aircraft after investigators uncovered new evidence at the scene of the fatal Ethiopian Airlines crash.

Last November, the Trinidad and Tobago-based regional carrier announced that it had ordered 12 Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft.

"I know the software fix is going out in a couple of weeks, and going fleet-wide is going to take at least through April", Larsen said after he and other committee members were briefed by the FAA's acting administrator, Daniel Elwell, and others.

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