WSJ report a software fix to Boeing 737 Max 8 planes was delayed by govt shutdown

Author: Eamonn Sheridan | Category: News

Wall Street Journal with the report, saying the delay was in part due to the US government shutdown

  • The FAA says the shut down did not play a part.
You can decide for yourself. The Journal piece in summary:
  • Boeing had been working on a software fix for the 737 Max aircraft over past several months
  • Boeing said it was working with the Federal Aviation Administration
  • update initially expected in early January
  • US officials said the government shutdown delayed work on the update for five weeks
WSJ is gated, ungated piece from CNN here

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