Pilots tell US Congress more training needed on 737 MAX

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2019/06/21 | 662 words | LE JOURNAL DE L'AVIATION | INDUSTRY / TECHNOLOGY

US pilots, including Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger III, called Wednesday for enhanced training on the Boeing 737 MAX before the aircraft is returned to service following two deadly crashes.Sullenberger, who famously landed a damaged plane on the Hudson River in New York in 2009, pushed back against the aviation giant's assurances that pilots will only need to review the 737 MAX modifications in a computer program."Pilots must develop the muscle memory to be able to quickly and effectively res...(…)

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