FAA Issues First Airworthiness Certificate for a B737 MAX Since Grounding

MIAMI – The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has issued its first airworthiness certificate for a Boeing 737 MAX built since March 2019, the agency said on Tuesday.

Reuters reports today that the FAA on November 18 lifted a 20-month-old grounding order on the 737 MAX. The order was issued after two fatal crashes in five months killed 346 people. The FAA is requiring a series of software changes and new Pilot training requirements before planes can return to service.

Boeing has built about 450 737 MAX airplanes since 2019. And those aircraft are awaiting approval by the FAA before they can be read more ⇒

Source:: “Airways Magazine”

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