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Design flaw in Boeing 737 MAX - engines on wings compensated by MCAS software feature.

Whatis the Boeing 737 Max Maneuvering Characteristics Augmentation System?

CEO Muilenberg withheld intentionally MCAS details from airlines ... here

At an employee meeting Jan. 14, 2011, Albaugh dismissed the Airbus A320neo and its potential competitiveness vs the 737NG. He stated "I don't think we will re-engine".

Pilots reveal safety fears over Boeing's fleet of Dreamliners

Global Warming - distance between America and Europe is steadily increasing.

by Oui on Tue Jun 18th, 2019 at 09:50:09 PM EST
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Never mind:

BA parent company reveals plans to buy 200 Boeing 737 Max jets - Guardian

The parent company of British Airways has announced plans to buy 200 Boeing 737 Max aircraft, the first new sales deal for the passenger jet since it was grounded because of safety fears after two crashes.

The short-haul planes would be delivered between 2023 and 2027 and shared among International Airlines Group's carriers, including Vueling, the low-cost venture Level, and BA, for its flights out of London Gatwick airport.

Meanwhile, the A vs. B slugfest goes on (this is not called Paris Air Show for nothing):

Airbus fights back with big name buyers after Boeing's MAX showstopper

LE BOURGET, France (Reuters) - Airbus sealed deals with big name buyers for its latest passenger jet at the Paris Airshow on Wednesday, battling back from the potential loss of a major customer a day earlier when IAG placed a lifeline order for Boeing's grounded 737 MAX jet.

Indigo Partners, the private equity firm of veteran low-cost airline investor Bill Franke, and American Airlines each signed up for 50 of Airbus's new long-range A321neo jet, although some orders were converted from deals on other models.

by Bernard on Wed Jun 19th, 2019 at 08:33:24 PM EST
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BA is going to use them for kamikaze attacks on the EU after Brexit.
by rifek on Tue Jul 2nd, 2019 at 05:12:49 AM EST
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