Regulator test flight of Boeing 737 MAX delayed to May: sources

AFP

2020/04/09 | 239 words | LE JOURNAL DE L'AVIATION | INDUSTRY / TECHNOLOGY

A key test flight of the Boeing 737 MAX has been pushed back by a month to May due to the upheaval of the coronavirus crisis, two sources told AFP Tuesday.The certification flight, overseen by the US Federal Aviation Administration, is a vital step in clearing the jet to resume service, and had been targeted for April.The MAX has been grounded by regulators since March 2019 following two crashes that killed 346 people.The new delay in restoring the plane to service comes as Boeing faces grea...(…)

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