This was just put out 30 minutes ago. https://boeing.mediaroom.com/news-relea ... tem=130556Jump to post
Just released on the BA website. How do you think this relates to the documentation gap that emerged last week and/or the EASA issues? CHICAGO, Nov. 11, 2019 -- Boeing’s priority remains the safe return to service of the MAX and supporting our airline customers through this challenging time. We are ...Jump to post
Interview in the NY Times this morning with the CEO of American Airlines.... "You’ve been more vocal with your frustration with Boeing in recent weeks. The F.A.A. has been very forceful in saying, “We will decide whether or not it’s safe.” They’ve been adamant about that, which I think is exact...Jump to post
"there has been a lot of work done on the design of the software," Ky said. But he added: "We think there is still some work to be done".
How has Boeing not finished this yet? Is this last bit of work on the software so difficult that maybe it is not solvable?
Dennis on the conference call -> "we are making steady progress on the 2nd software update announced in June for additional flight control computer redundancy, to eliminate the possibility of even extremely unlikely risks that are unrelated to the accidents. In the upcoming days, Boeing will co...Jump to post
Funny how they are not willing to declare victory yet on the Second Software Update but they are willing to declare victory on the MCAS fix (they use past tense)? Yet we now know they just gave the whole package (software and documentation) to FAA, which adds more weight to the idea that there may ...Jump to post
What do we think they mean by "steady progress on the second software update" from the statement today-> Doesn't sound like it is solver (or close to solved)? "Software Updates & Flight Testing: We updated the Maneuvering Characteristics Augmentation Software (MCAS) on the MAX by...Jump to post
What do we think they mean by "steady progress on the second software update" from the statement today-> Doesn't sound like it is solver (or close to solved)? "Software Updates & Flight Testing: We updated the Maneuvering Characteristics Augmentation Software (MCAS) on the MAX by ...Jump to post
Also - isn't this one of the main issues that have been cited - why would Boeing not have this working in the SIM? From the JATR report -> "Observation O3.13-A: During evaluation in the Boeing engineering simulator (ECab), the JATR team observed that the device does not incorporate control load...Jump to post
This feels like a very important point and potentially the reason why EASA is holding up RTS. EASA CS-25 requires "Civil aircraft certification requirements for airliners demand normal operations be possible up to 2.5g and down to -1g in clean configuration up to design manoeuvring speed, reduc...Jump to post
Any thoughts on the below from EASA? https://www.easa.europa.eu/newsroom-and-events/press-releases/statement-clarification It sounds like they have completed the simulator runs in June / July - but that seems pretty weird given that BA has not or only just recently finished the new software? Any tho...Jump to post
This is the quote from the article. Seems fairly clear to me? "Even after EASA gives the green light, agency officials are expected to push for significant additional safety enhancements to the fleet. Most prominently, EASA has proposed to eventually add to the MAX a third fully functional angl...Jump to post
I see that in the WSJ article overnight regarding the JATR - at the end the journalist states that they have heard that Canada will require SIM training before plane gets back in the air and that EASA will likely require a 3rd sensor at some point (potentially retroactively installed after the plane...Jump to post