Subscriber Account active since. He said that the aviation company has improved the aircraft in such a way "that will ensure that accidents like these never happen again. Boeing will temporarily stop production of the Max plane in January. The company said no layoffs or furloughs were expected among the 12, employees who work at Boeing's Renton, Washington, factory but that may not be the case for the company's many suppliers that make parts for the plane. Dennis Muilenburg was fired from his chief executive role effective immediately on Monday, Boeing's board of directors announced. Late into December, the company continued to struggle with the Max crisis as it prepares to enter with a temporary production halt in place on the Max line.
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New details have emerged about the competitive pressures placed on Boeing engineers as the aircraft manufacturer scrambled to fend off defections by major U. According to reports, U. Boeing responded with what it claimed was an upgraded version of its workhorse equipped with a larger CFM LEAP engine providing longer range and greater fuel efficiency. The larger engines required Boeing engineers to place them far ahead of the wing leading edge to achieve ground clearance. In order to accommodate the newer, larger engines, Boeing elected to move them farther forward on the wing.
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The inquiry into a pair of Boeing Max jet crashes will consider many factors, including whether the crashes were mechanical, technical or aerodynamic in nature. Perhaps they should also consider the ethical dimensions behind business decisions made well before the tragedies took place, a business ethics expert who visited the Broad College said recently. At the Broad College, Baird has worked with students to sharpen their ethical lenses. Baird said the recent Boeing case was a prime real-world example for students on how ethics and business decisions are intertwined.
A series of failures led to the crash of a Lion Air flight, which killed people and led to the grounding of the Boeing Max, a report has found. Five months after the disaster in October last year, an Ethiopian Airlines plane crashed, killing all people on board, which led to the grounding of the entire Max fleet. On Friday, air crash investigators in Indonesia released their final report, detailing the list of events that caused the Lion Air jet to plunge into the Java Sea. The page report found the jet should have been grounded before departing on the fatal flight because of an earlier cockpit issue. However, because the issue was not recorded properly the plane was allowed to take off without the fault being fixed, it said.