Boeing to upgrade software for 737 MAX 8 aircraft by April

Boeing had been working on the software upgrade since Lion Air’s crash in October 2018. Following a statement from the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration that it would mandate “design changes” in Boeing’s 737 MAX 8 aircraft, the airplane maker confirmed that it would do so by April. On Sunday, Ethiopian Airlines crash in connection to…

U.S. Federal Aviation Administration probing safety data of Boeing 737 MAX 8 and MAX 9 models

The high priority probes comes in the wake of yet another crash of a Boeing aircraft in Indonesia. Following the crash of a Lion Air jet in Indonesia last month, the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration has launched a high-priority probe of the safety analyses performed over the years by Boeing Co. The regulator has stated,…