Sat Apr 20, 2019 11:54 am #1689474
The Times Magazine article making the same basic misunderstanding of the roots of the problem and reason for MCAS today
I work for the company, but hey, don't let that fool you. I'm really an OK guy...
Graves was repeating the main points in a report written by two pilots at a major U.S. airline that pointed to pilot error as “the most consequential factor” in both crashes. Their report was commissioned and paid for by institutional investors with large holdings in Boeing stock
kanga wrote:All the fault of undertrained, unskilled, foreign pilots, says Congressman
https://www.seattletimes.com/business/b ... x-crashes/
Obviously, Boeing bears a lot of responsibility, and it is now facing numerous inquiries, including a criminal one. But the F.A.A. is also culpable, and not just for its hands-off approach during the certification process. After the Lion Air crash, it ordered airlines to change their safety manuals to include more information on the M.C.A.S., but it didn’t insist on Boeing installing an immediate fix to the system. Even after the Ethiopian Airlines crash, it allowed the 737 Max to keep flying until various foreign governments grounded it.