Category: Business & Finance

Transport Canada says reports from carriers on 737 MAX problems

(Reuters) – Transport Canada said on Thursday it has not received any reports from Canadian air carriers, including pilots, about problems with the automated protection system called the Maneuvering Characteristics Augmentation System, or MCAS. Boeing Co implemented the system on its 737 MAX, which has suffered two accidents in the past five months. Reporting by […]

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Ethiopian jet’s black box seen damaged but intact in photo

PARIS (Reuters) – France’s air accident investigation agency on Thursday released a picture of the doomed Ethiopian Airlines jet’s flight data recorder, which appeared to show the crash-proof housing protecting the critical recording chip intact. The recorder – one of two ‘black boxes’ whose data investigators will analyze to determine what caused Sunday’s crash – […]

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NTSB sending three to France to assist in Boeing ‘black box’ review

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board is sending three investigators to France Thursday to assist with the downloading and analysis of flight recorders from the Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 MAX 8 that crashed Sunday near Addis Ababa, Ethiopia killing 157 people. After several days of talks, the recorders were sent to France. […]

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