New flaw discovered on Boeing 737 Max, sources say
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June 27, 2019 - by cnn.com
A new flaw has been discovered in the computer system for the Boeing 737 Max that could push the plane downward, according to two sources familiar with the testing, an issue that is expected to further delay the aircraft's return to service.
A series of simulator flights to test new software developed by Boeing revealed the flaw, according to one of the sources.
When testing the potential failure of the microprocessor in the simulators, "it was difficult for the test pilots to recover in a matter of seconds," one of the sources said. "And if you can't recover in a matter of seconds, that's an unreasonable risk."...