What Next for the MAX?

Jason Clampet

October 20th, 2020 at 8:02 AM EDT


Boeing 737-7 Max

Boeing’s grounded 737 MAX has been in the news a bunch recently, with European regulators and some airlines predicting it will be back in the air by year’s end. What regulatory steps remain before the FAA approves it for flight, and what emerged in the investigation on why the aircraft’s software malfunctioned? Aviation Week Air Transport and Safety Editor Sean Broderick helps break it down.

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Jason Clampet

October 20th, 2020 at 8:02 AM EDT

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