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What's New

SEPTEMBER 19TH, 2019 -- Boeing hosted Administrator Steve Dickson at our facilities in Renton, WA and Seattle. The Administrator spent time in the 737 MAX simulator and held discussions with our senior leaders, including Boeing Commercial Airplanes President and CEO Kevin McAllister. We remain committed to working collaboratively with the Federal Aviation Administration and other global regulators to safely return 737 MAX back to service.

Employee Voices

The 737 MAX tragedies have affected our team deeply and personally. Hear how employees are responding and are committed to making the 737 MAX among the safest airplanes to ever fly.

Timeline of Events

2019
Sept 19
737 MAX flight deck

Boeing hosted Administrator Steve Dickson at our facilities in Renton, WA and Seattle. The Administrator spent time in the 737 MAX simulator and held discussions with our senior leaders, including Boeing Commercial Airplanes President and CEO Kevin McAllister.

June 26
737 MAX

The FAA identified an additional requirement during simulator sessions. reviewing specific flight conditions and scenarios. Boeing will address this requirement through updated software changes.

June 17-18
737 MAX

Boeing hosted FAA pilots in our engineering flight simulator to review specific flight conditions and scenarios.

May 23
737 MAX

The FAA held a full-day meeting with representatives from 33 global regulatory bodies to discuss the process for bringing the 737 MAX back into service.

May 16
737 MAX

Boeing completed development of the updated software for the 737 MAX, including associated simulator testing and engineering test flights.

April 16
737 MAX

Boeing completed the first engineering flight with Boeing test pilots to evaluate the updated MCAS software. Results provided to engineers and specialists to further enable software development processes.

April 04
737 MAX

The Ethiopian Accident Investigation Bureau issued the preliminary investigation report for Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302. Boeing Chairman and CEO Dennis Muilenburg addressed the preliminary report.

March 26
737 MAX

Boeing met with more than 200 global airline pilots, technical leaders and regulators to brief them on the planned 737 MAX software solution.

March 13
737 MAX

The FAA suspended operations of the 737 MAX based on data from the Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 accident. Boeing supported this step.