After Reading the Preliminary Report, A Change of Heart on the 737 MAX Grounding

After Reading the Preliminary Report, A Change of Heart on the 737 MAX Grounding

After Ethiopian 302 crashed on takeoff from Addis Ababa, I thought the decision to ground the airplane was hasty. But now after reading the entire preliminary report that came out last week, I’ve changed my tune. Now that we have more complete information, I would agree that grounding the … Read the post

In Defense of Not Grounding the 737 MAX… Even Though It’s Now Grounded

In Defense of Not Grounding the 737 MAX… Even Though It’s Now Grounded

When the 737 MAX operating Ethiopian Airlines flight 302 crashed on takeoff from Addis Ababa last Sunday, the pressure immediately began to mount. Since this accident happened during the same phase of flight as the Lion Air accident last year, the dots were instantly connected… even if they shouldn’t necessarily … Read the post

An Update From Paris: Airbus Puts Lipstick on Its A380 While Boeing Keeps Stretching Its 737

An Update From Paris: Airbus Puts Lipstick on Its A380 While Boeing Keeps Stretching Its 737

This week is the Paris Air Show, the pinnacle of the air show circuit (alternating with Farnborough every other year). It’s usually an opportunity for aircraft manufacturers to shine by revealing a slew of orders along with future development plans. This year, those order books are somewhat lighter, especially … Read the post

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