Massive effort to re-certify 737 MAX

737 MAX

Bringing the Boeing 737 MAX back into service after two tragic crashes that claimed 346 lives has been the most comprehensive aircraft re-evaluation since the Comet tragedies of the early 1950s.

Yesterday, the US Federal Aviation Authority, gave the green light for the return to service to US airlines of the 737 MAX after a grounding lasting over 18 months.

Other regulators are expected to follow soon.

The numbers are extraordinary with 391,000 engineering and software man-hours, 1,847 simulator hours, 3000 flight hours, 80 airlines and 12 aviation regulators or organisations.

The result of that global extraordinary effort is an aircraft that is as read more ⇒

Source:: AirlineRatings.Com

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