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Boeing to Offer Standard Safety Feature in 737 Max Upgrade


Boeing Co has planned to offer standard safety feature which might have warned previous problems that lead to the crash of Indonesian and Ethiopian planes crash which killed nearly 350 people. Two officials briefed it on Thursday.

Boeing will be likely to command for a cockpit warning light which was a previously optional part, as the software update part of the 737 Max fleet. In the rise of fatal crashes, the decision is made, as the officials said.

The Ethiopian Airlines crash on March 10th killed all 157 people on board. One of the widest inquires set off in the history of aviation. It also cast a shadow over the MAX model of Boeing which intended to be the standard for some decades.

From the initial investigation, the resemblance between this crash and the Indonesian accident which took place in October is prominent. The accident killed all the 189 passengers and crew. There is no direct link between these crashes are proven yet, but the focus has shifted towards Maneuvering Characteristics Augmentation System or MCAS, the automated flight-control system. With the MAX, it has come into this service.

Boeing will add cockpit warning light as the officials informed. The aviation company previously offered it, but aviation regulators rejected it.

There is no exact timeline for the fixation of cockpit warning lights with new hardware or software on existing Max planes. As experts report, it may take weeks or months to get them done, and then the regulators would review the changes and approve. The Canadian and European regulators stated that they are going to supervise their reviews on any new systems.

This software will prevent a lift loss as it can prompt an aerodynamic stall, directing the uncontrolled downward movement of the plane.

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