FAA expects Boeing to submit 737 MAX repair quickly for approval


FILE PHOTO: An aerial picture exhibits Boeing 737 MAX airplanes parked on the tarmac on the Boeing Manufacturing facility in Renton, Washington, U.S. March 21, 2019. REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson/File Picture

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Federal Aviation Administration’s appearing chief informed lawmakers on Wednesday he expects Boeing Co to submit a software program repair and coaching improve for the grounded 737 MAX, which was concerned in two deadly crashes since October, for approval “within the subsequent week or so.”

At a congressional listening to, the chairman of the Home Transportation and Infrastructure Committee informed the FAA it should “get it proper” in deciding when to permit the Boeing 737 MAX to fly once more. “The world is watching and the FAA and Boeing should get it proper,” Consultant Peter DeFazio stated.

Performing FAA chief Dan Elwell stated the company will solely permit the aircraft to renew flights when it’s “completely protected to take action… It’s necessary we get this proper,” Elwell stated.

Reporting by David Shepardson; Modifying by Invoice Rigby

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