Boeing is forced to deal with a crisis of confidence caused by, among other things, fallen parts and a broken emergency exit panel. The company has been struggling to appease regulators, airlines and passengers since a new 737 Max 9 plane made an emergency landing last month.
As we wrote before, More and more problems are occurring with Boeing-type aircraft, the production of which has been suspended for a while.
The dramatic crash aboard an Alaska Airlines plane, which grounded 171 Max 9 planes for several weeks, has created Boeing's biggest safety crisis since the crashes of two Max 8 planes in 2018 and 2019, in which 346 people were lost. their lives.
I will never fly a Max. I worked in the factory where these products were built and saw the pressure employees were under to get production done as quickly as possible. I tried to get them to stop before the first incident
He said LA Timesnak Ed Pearson, former head of the Boeing 737 program.
Pearson, who left Boeing in 2018 and is now executive director of the Aviation Safety Foundation, expressed concern that regulators last week allowed the Max 9 to restart.
Although Boeing insists it has taken steps to strengthen safety and quality operations in recent years, its CEO, Dave Calhoun, admitted Wednesday that the company has “more work to do” as it tries to repair its reputation.
I would tell my family to avoid Max
Engineer Joe Jacobsen, who worked at Boeing for ten years until 1995, also told the Los Angeles Times. Boeing declined to comment on Pearson's comments Watchman.