Lawmakers will hear from pilots who have criticized Boeing - News Summed Up

Lawmakers will hear from pilots who have criticized Boeing


The president of the pilots' union at American Airlines says Boeing made mistakes in its design of the 737 Max and not telling pilots about new flight-control software on the plane. He has said that Boeing was more focused on protecting its product, the Max, than protecting the people who use it. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton, File)The president of the pilots’ union at American Airlines says Boeing made mistakes in its design of the 737 Max and not telling pilots about new flight-control software on the plane. The comments underscore the challenges that Boeing still faces in winning the confidence of pilots that the Max can be made safe. Pilots had complained to Boeing for not telling them about flight software called MCAS until after the October crash of a Lion Air jet in Indonesia.


Source: Ethiopian News June 19, 2019 03:56 UTC



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