APA Opposes Boeing 737 MAX Extension

DALLAS – The Allied Pilots Association (APA), representing the 15, 000 American Airlines (AA) pilots, has expressed opposition to the extension of the Boeing 737-7 and -10 equipment exemption. Both 737 MAX aircraft must be certified before the end of the year, or Boeing will need to implement new cockpit-alerting requirements.

APA President Capt. Edward Sicher said, “Boeing needs to proceed with installing modern crew alerting systems on these aircraft to mitigate pilot startle effect and confusion during complex, compound system malfunctions. Once these systems are installed and pilots have been properly trained on them, our crews will be better read more ⇒

Source:: “Airways Magazine”

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