As a result of continuing investigations into last week’s crash of Lion Air flight 610, the US Federal Aviation Administration has issued an emergency airworthiness directive (AD) to operators of Boeing 737 MAX aircraft calling on them to address procedures in the event of pilots receiving erroneous angle of attack sensor information.
With the crash of a brand-new Lion Air Boeing 737 MAX off the coast of Jakarta on Monday, armchair experts have rushed to judgement in criticising this brand new aircraft type. So for today’s Throwback Thursday article from the Australian Aviation archives, we revisit this April 2016 feature that delves into the comprehensive development history of the 737 MAX program.
Virgin Australia will take delivery of 10 Boeing 737 MAX 10s from 2022 for use on “important business routes”, chief executive John Borghetti says.
Fiji Airways will be the second airline to fly the Boeing 737 MAX to Australia from December when it deploys the aircraft on the Adelaide-Nadi route. Currently, Fiji Airways flies…