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'I like what I saw,' U.S. FAA chief on Boeing 737 MAX test flight

5:31pm EDT

SEATTLE/WASHINGTON Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Chief Steve Dickson conducted a nearly two-hour evaluation flight at the controls of a Boeing 737 MAX on Wednesday, a milestone for the jet to win approval to resume flying after two fatal crashes. | Video

FAA chief Dickson to put Boeing 737 MAX to the test

3:01am EDT

SEATTLE/WASHINGTON, Sept 30 Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Chief Steve Dickson is due to conduct a two-hour evaluation flight at the controls of a Boeing 737 MAX on Wednesday, a key milestone for the jet to win approval to resume flying after two fatal crashes.

Pilots' unions urge U.S. regulator to improve cockpit procedures for Boeing 737 MAX

Sep 21 2020

SEATTLE/MONTREAL/CHICAGO The U.S. aviation regulator should require new cockpit procedures for Boeing Co's 737 MAX to help pilots disable an erroneous stall alert that could be a serious distraction during mid-flight emergencies, major pilots unions said on Monday.

World's largest pilots' union asks U.S. to improve cockpit procedures for Boeing 737 MAX

Sep 21 2020

SEATTLE/MONTREAL/CHICAGO, Sept 21 The U.S. aviation regulator should require new cockpit procedures for Boeing Co's 737 MAX to help pilots disable an erroneous stall alert that could be a serious distraction during mid-flight emergencies, the world's largest pilot union said on Monday.

Boeing gearing up for 787 move to South Carolina: sources

Sep 21 2020

SEATTLE/PARIS Boeing Co is nearing a decision to shift more 787 Dreamliner production to South Carolina, industry sources said, a cost-cutting strategy accelerated by the COVID-19 pandemic that would deplete its iconic factory north of Seattle.

Boeing 737 MAX safety upgrades are 'positive progress' - NTSB

Sep 17 2020

CHICAGO/SEATTLE/WASHINGTON The U.S. air accident investigator said on Thursday that proposed safety upgrades in the Boeing Co 737 MAX jet were "positive progress" toward meeting cockpit and systems recommendations it made after faulting Boeing and the Federal Aviation Administration last year for development flaws following fatal crashes.

Boeing finds new 787 Dreamliner production problem

Sep 09 2020

SEATTLE/WASHINGTON Boeing Co warned on Tuesday of delays in deliveries of its 787 Dreamliner, as three separate production flaws over the past year hamper efforts to develop an alternative cash cow to its grounded 737 MAX. | Video

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