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Old 11th Dec 2019, 15:14
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Originally Posted by Grebe View Post
FAA just announced 737 Max cert NOT done until 2020...

Fit to hit shan on FAA view of MAX - this extract from WSJ this am says it all - the article is longer

By Andy Pasztor and
Andrew Tangel
Dec. 11, 2019 8:00 am ET

U.S. regulators decided to allow the 737 MAX jet to keep flying after its first fatal crash last fall, despite their own analysis indicating it could become one of the most accident-prone airliners in decades without design changes.

The November 2018 internal Federal Aviation Administration analysis, expected to be released during a House committee hearing Wednesday, reveals that without agency intervention, the MAX could have averaged one fatal crash about every two or three years, according to industry officials and regulators. That amounts to a substantially greater safety risk than either Boeing Co. or the agency indicated publicly at the time.....
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