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(Engadget)   Boeing to start tests of the 737MAX's upgraded crash feature tomorrow   (engadget.com) divider line
    More: Obvious, Aircraft, Airline, aircraft crew, BBC News sources, Air safety, MCAS anti-stall technology, Flight, Air travel  
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369 clicks; posted to Business » on 28 Jun 2020 at 9:50 PM (12 weeks ago)   |   Favorite    |   share:  Share on Twitter share via Email Share on Facebook



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2020-06-28 10:02:26 PM  
4 votes:
If they can just get it in the air it's guaranteed to land.
 
2020-06-29 7:24:10 AM  
3 votes:
I know this country would never put safety over profit-seeking, so this idea isn't going to happen at all, but I'm guessing designs would be a lot more safety-focused if getting a design approved required C-level executives and engineers to participate in the flight tests. You'd have so many redundant fail-safes that the planes would crash upward in the event of a farkup.
 
2020-06-28 10:15:58 PM  
3 votes:
Can we still use the old crash positions?:
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2020-06-29 1:04:47 AM  
1 vote:

Glockenspiel Hero: near total collapse of air travel


In the US maybe.

/meanwhile the rest of the world is mostly going back to semi-normal since they actually have healthcare systems and all.
 
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