Old 14th Mar 2019, 07:31
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Originally Posted by c53204 View Post
Isn’t it simply time for Boeing to design a ground up ‘modern’ replacement for the 737? Surely you can only retrofit so many systems before it’s time to pull the plug?

But it that would cost money - lots. The cynic in me says $$$ before safety.

Worth reading this article by Jon Ostrower who explains, in typical pithy fashion, how Boeing were backed into a corner and had to choose between doing a warmed-up 737 or having Airbus eat their lunch.
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