"MAX’s chief engineer signed off MCAS told investigators he approved MCAS without knowing..."
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September 14, 2020 - by Andy Pasztor and Andrew Tangel for www.wsj.com
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"Mr. Teal, who as the MAX's chief engineer personally signed off on MCAS ... told investigators he approved MCAS without knowing that a malfunction of a single sensor could trigger the system to repeatedly push down a plane's nose and possibly lead to a crash."
— Dominic Gates (@dominicgates) September 13, 2020
Two high-ranking executives who oversaw Boeing Co.'s development of the 737 MAX told House investigators the company's design process wasn't flawed despite two fatal crashes, a contrast to other company leaders' concessions of past engineering errors.
The Chicago plane maker is approaching the final steps of getting its beleaguered MAX fleet returned to service. Lawmakers, safety experts and global regulators have previously identified technical and management lapses in the airplane's development.
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