On Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, Boeing and Federal Aviation Administration pilots have flown a 737 MAX 7 (N7201S) as part of FAA’s MAX re-certification flights, taking the plane a step closer to FAA’s approval to return to service.
An extensive to-do list must be accomplished before the MAX – grounded worldwide since 13 March 2019 after two fatal crashes in 5 months (346 people died) – can receive clearance to fly passengers again, a milestone now expected no sooner than mid-September.
FOLLOW the 737 MAX certification flights. Today, June 29th, Boeing has started #737MAX re-certification flights, after…
HAPPENING NOW / Boeing's #737MAX 7 (N7021S) just took off from Boeing Field (BFI) on its 2nd day of FAA re-certification flights. A third flight is planned for tomorrow, July 1st. Follow BOE701.