The aircraft manufacturer, Boeing intends to complete the modernisation of a potentially erroneous Software on Board of the Boeing 737 Max in the next ten days. A plane of this type crashed on Sunday in Ethiopia.
according to the news Agency AFP on Friday from all areas of the industry learned, then the Installation of the modified Software for the so-called trim system MCAS last only two hours.
The Boeing 737 Max was once regarded as a beacon of hope. Now it remains for the time being on the ground. (Video: Anja Ruoss, Wibbitz)
The Revision of the Software had begun, according to the information already before the recent disaster. MCAS is suspected to be the crash last Sunday of the Boeing 737 Max, the Ethiopian Airlines, with 157 deaths.
Even the previous one, and similar to the course of the crash of a machine of the same type in the company Lion Air in October in Indonesia could have been triggered by a fault in this System. On previous examination results suggest.
Irregular flight curve
Both machines were shortly after the flight crashed. MCAS is intended to prevent the thrust of the engines will not climb to such an extent that the machine can straighten. Both misfortunes machines were moved up to the Start with a very irregular trajectory and speed, and fell afterwards in an uncontrolled manner and pitched steeply to the ground.
Since the accident in Ethiopia flight worldwide have adopted bans for the Boeing machines of the type 737 Max, including in the United States. The US aircraft manufacturer announced on Thursday, for the time being, these machines will not deliver.
For Boeing, the crash is a severe loss of image that could come to the group. 78 percent of the orders in the order books relating to the "Max"-family. Around a hundred Airlines have already ordered more than 5000 machines. (nag/sda)
Created: 16.03.2019, 12:07 PM