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Air Safety

Boeing 737 Max cleared to fly in Europe

The Boeing 737 Max has had its mandatory grounding in Europe ended as the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) clears the type to return to service. The beleaguered 737 Max family was grounded following two fatal crashes linked to its MCAS system which was designed to counteract the affects of [read more]

LEAP engines on a Boeing 737 Max (Image: Nick Harding/TransportMedia UK)
Engineering, Leasing & Finance

FAA clears Boeing 737 Max to return to service

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has cleared Boeing’s 737 Max family to fly once again following its grounding in March 2019. The type was grounded last year following two fatal crashes attributed to the systems designed to compensate for aerodynamic changes and the types larger engines. The so-called ‘Maneuvering Characteristics [read more]

Boeing 737 Max (Image: The Aviation Media Agency)
News

Top EASA regulator says Boeing 737 Max is safe

One of the European Aviation Safety Agencies top regulators has said that he is satisfied that the changes made to the aircraft by Boeing have solved the problem that caused two fatal accidents. According to Bloomberg, Patrick Ky, executive director of the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) said the aircraft [read more]

Boeing 737 Max (Image: The Aviation Media Agency)
Engineering, Leasing & Finance

EASA to begin Boeing 737 Max Tests

The European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has said it will begin testing the Boeing 737 Max from the 7th September 2020 in a bid to get the aircraft cleared to fly again. The latest variant of the best selling Boeing 737 family has been grounded since March 2019 following [read more]

LEAP engines on a Boeing 737 Max (Image: Nick Harding/TransportMedia UK)
Engineering, Leasing & Finance

GE Finance cancels dozens of Boeing 737 Max Aircraft

The aircraft leasing and financing arm of General Electric (GE) has cancelled an order for 69 Boeing 737 Max aircraft. Irish-American GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS) has been re-evaluating its order book as global aircraft demand drops off with the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Although not mentioned directly as a reason [read more]

Boeing 737 Max (Image: The Aviation Media Agency)
Engineering, Leasing & Finance

Boeing 737 Max Return to Flight Delayed Again

Boeing has said that the return to flight of the Boeing 737 Max will now not happen before July 2020 leaving airlines without the type for the second summer season. The 737 Max was grounded last year following two fatal crashes and has been undergoing changes to its flight control [read more]