Boeing 737 MAX takes to skies for long-awaited test flight

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2020/06/29 | 604 words | LE JOURNAL DE L'AVIATION | INDUSTRY / TECHNOLOGY
Boeing 737 MAX takes to skies for long-awaited test flight © Boeing

US regulators conducted the first a test flight of the Boeing 737 MAX on Monday, a key step in recertifying the jet that has been grounded for more than a year following two fatal crashes.A MAX aircraft took off from Boeing Field in Seattle at 1655 GMT, a Federal Aviation Administration spokesperson said. The test lasted several hours, and included two take offs and landings, before finally touching down around 2115 GMT, according to an AFP photographer.The initial flight will be followed by...(…)

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