The FAA decided it will inspect and certify ALL Boeing’s MAX planes coming out of storage BEFORE they are delivered, a task previously delegated to Boeing
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December 27, 2019 - by Jeremy Bogaisky for forbes.com
David Calhoun will have a long to-do list when he takes over as CEO of Boeing next month, starting with winning approval from aviation regulators for changes to the 737 MAX's flight control system to allow the company's bestselling plane to return to service.
Following that, Boeing will face the complex task of retrofitting roughly 400 aircraft it has produced since the 737 MAX was grounded in March in the wake of two deadly crashes, as well as reversing steps taken to preserve the planes while they were idled.
Then there are the 387 aircraft that were already in service with customers that Boeing will have to help restore to working condition.
The enormity of the work that lies ahead is reinforced by satellite photos from
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