In the United States began test flights of the Boeing 737 MAX
The Federal office of civil aviation USA (FAA) and the Boeing company began Monday test flight of the 737 MAX, they will last for three days, the statement said controller, received by RIA Novosti.
"The FAA and Boeing are conducting a series of certification flights this week to assess Boeing proposed changes to the system of automatic control of flight for the 737 MAX. The aircraft took off from Boeing airfield in Seattle today at 9.55 Pacific time (19.55 GMT) for the first round of tests. As expected, the flight will last several hours. We expect that the certification flights will last about three days", - stated in the message.
During the flight tested maneuvers and procedures respond to emergency situation in compliance with the standards of the regulator.
Flights 737 max paused in the USA and many other countries after crashed two of the Airliners. In March 2019 Boeing 737 max airlines, Ethiopian Airlines, on Board of which there were 157 people crashed near the Ethiopian town of bishoftu, all the people died. In October 2018, crashed the same plane Indonesian Lion Air, the victims of the crash were 189 people.
In October of 2019 a group of international experts JATR (Joint Authorities Technical Review) identified significant deficiencies during certification of the 737 MAX aircraft made by Boeing and the Federal aviation administration of the United States. In particular, according to experts, an important system information correction manoeuvre (MCAS) was submitted to the FAA in full and the regulator has given excessive powers Boeing's certification process.
After the disaster, about 20 countries closed their territory for the passage of aircraft of this model, many airlines have suspended the operation of Boeing 737 max 8. In the United States Federal aviation administration imposed a ban on the exploitation of this model. During the investigation of the causes of the accident were identified errors in the system correction maneuvers. The Boeing company is addressing these bugs and updated the program of pilot training.