doubt on The Boeing 737 Max 8, after the re-crash is getting louder and louder. Experts warn that many countries enact flight bans. Boeing will respond with a Software Update. Whether that's enough?
Software Update against the doubt. The US aircraft manufacturer Boeing wants to revise his controversial 737 Max 8 and in response to the crash of a machine in Ethiopia, with more than 150 dead. In a message in the night Boeing said it will update in the coming weeks, the so-called Maneuvering Characteristics Augmentation System (MCAS). In addition, the Training of the Crews and the guides are adjusted.
In recent months, Boeing have developed an improved control program, to "make an already safe aircraft even safer," the company said. A connection between the Software Update and the crash of the Ethiopian Airlines plane, the company was not established, however.machine in many countries on the ground.
Boeing was under pressure after more and more countries and airlines a Grounding - ban, a flight - had arranged. Above all, China. The country is one of the most important customer for Boeing's best seller and, in the face of the crash of a Lion Air flight in October in Indonesia, skeptical. The Chinese aviation authority CAAC pointed out in its explanatory Memorandum that there had been in two accidents "certain Similarities". Both flights in good weather conditions shortly after the Start, in trouble. A possibly similar error in the electronics can not yet be excluded.
Also in Australia, India, or Mexico, ordered, in the meantime, a takeoff and landing ban. You all have concerns, because two new machines of the type within half a year the accident. On the Singapore Changi airport - one of the largest in the world - must start until Further notice, no passenger machines of the type Boeing 737 Max 8 and land.
Michael Immel, HR, of the plane crash in Ethiopia
tagesschau24 15:00, 11.03.2019
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