Boeing 737 MAX return to fly
Added on Thu February 18th, 2021
The European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) declared Boeing 737 MAX safe and it can return to fly. EASA asked for a modified version of the aircraft, mandating a package of software upgrades, electrical wiring rework, maintenance checks, operations manual updates and crew training which will allow the plane to fly safely in Europe.
Boeing 737 MAX grounded for over two years because of two dangerous accident where lots of people died.
In the days after the grounding, EASA set four conditions for the return to service of the aircraft:
- The two accidents are deemed sufficiently understood
- Design changes proposed by Boeing to address the issues highlighted by the accidents are EASA approved and their embodiment is mandated
- An independent extended design review has been completed by EASA
- The flight crews have been adequately trained
Read more in the EASA website.
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