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The Boeing 737 Max crashes have revived decades-old fears about what happens when airplane computers become more powerful than pilots
Automation in planes — taking control of flight systems from pilots and putting it in the...Automation in planes — taking control of flight systems from pilots and putting it in the hands of machines — has steadily increased in recent decades. Two crashes involving Boeing's 737 Max that killed 346 people were both attributed largely to MCAS, the plane's automated system designed to keep it level in the sky. Business Insider spoke with aviation experts and former plane-safety officials...
Airbus plans to increase its plane deliveries to an all-time high as the European aviation giant benefits from Boeing's 737 Max woes
Airbus is planning on delivering its highest-ever number of planes in 2020, while its biggest rival...Airbus is planning on delivering its highest-ever number of planes in 2020, while its biggest rival Boeing continues to falter in the aftermath of two fatal crashes involving its 737 Max planes. Airbus also announced its plans to increase its production of A320neo planes, which is the main competitor to the Max. But the benefits Boeing's problems bring Airbus are limited by the fact...
A Boeing whistleblower says he tried to raise concerns about sloppy 737 Max production, but was ignored by the CEO, board, FAA, and NTSB
A former Boeing senior manager said he tried to flag the 737 Max's production issues to...A former Boeing senior manager said he tried to flag the 737 Max's production issues to the company's executives and three government agencies, but was ignored by all of them, The New York Times and NBC News reported. Ed Pierson told the two outlets that employees at the company's Washington state factory were overworked and made mistakes as a result. He had raised concerns...