Boeing needs more time to solve the problems of the ulykkesramte 737 MAX aircraft, before they can be approved. It informs the american aviation authorities, the FAA, on Monday.
the FAA reports that the american aircraft manufacturer need more time to make the necessary software enhancements to ensure that the aircraft does not end up in another accident.
the control system of the Boeing 737 MAX aircraft are suspected to have played a role in two fatal accidents in Ethiopia and Indonesia.
the FAA expects that the software update in the 737 MAX is ready "in the coming weeks".
It was expected that Boeing had completed the improvements in the last week. However, according to FAA spokesman Greg Martin, the aircraft manufacturer, more time is needed to ensure that it has identified and taken care of all the problems.
Boeing even agree with the FAA's schedule.
- Safety is our first priority, and we will move carefully and methodically to the development and testing of the update in order to ensure that we come forward to the right, says the spokesperson for the Boeing Charles Bickers.
Boeing has not only need approval from the FAA, but also from other places. It applies, among other things, Europe and China, where the authorities have announced that they will conduct their own assessment.
Flytyperne Boeing 737 MAX 8 and Boeing 737 MAX 9 have around the world have been forced to be on the ground since the middle of march.
It happens as a result of a plane crash in Ethiopia in march, which claimed the lives of 157 people lost their lives.
the Accident in march was the second deadly crash of a 737 MAX 8 aircraft within half a year. At the end of October crashed an aircraft of this type thus, in the sea off of Indonesia. All 189 people on board were killed.
A preliminary report on the plane crash in Ethiopia is expected to be published in the course of the week.