FAA tells Boeing that 737 MAX wiring bundles are ‘not compliant’
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March 9, 2020 - by Phil LeBeau for cnbc.com
- Boeing's 737 MAX has been grounded for nearly a year.
- The FAA has called wiring bundles in question on the planes — an added wrinkle in the planes' return — are "not compliant."
- Boeing says the FAA's assessment does not change its estimate that the 737 MAX will return to service midyear.
The Federal Aviation Administration has formally (FAA) rejected Boeing's proposal that it not modify nor move wiring bundles in 737 MAX airplanes, according to people familiar with the decision. Boeing says the bundles do not pose a potential safety threat. Nevertheless, the FAA has told the company the bundles are "not compliant."
"The FAA continues to engage with Boeing as the company works to address a recently discovered wiring issue with the 737 MAX," said...
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