|There is a difference between corporate complexity and corruption. Yes, software is extraordinarily complex—software defeat devices✈ are corrupt. Boeing has been doing extraordinarily "complex" products, including software for decades, using talented engineers and risk analysis—not rent-seeking behavior or shameless calls by its chief executive officer.|
✈ How They [VW Engineers] Did It: An Analysis of Emission Defeat Devices in Modern Automobiles
UPDATED 04/08/2019 Boeing 737 Technical Site
U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, & Transportation; “The State of Airline Safety: Federal Oversight of Commercial Aviation,” at 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 27, 2019
The Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, DeFazio, Larsen Letter Requesting DOT IG Investigate FAA Certifying Boeing 737 MAX
UPDATED 05/15/2019 TransportationInfrastructureCommittee, “Status of the Boeing 737 MAX”
UPDATED 05/14/2019 Reuters, FAA Convenes Multi-Agency Board to Review Boeing Software Fix
WSJ, The FAA and Boeing’s Close Relationship Explained
60MinutesAustralia, Rogue Boeing 737 Max Planes
UPDATED 05/06/2019 NYT, Boeing Believed a 737 Max Warning Light Was Standard. It Wasn’t.
UPDATED 04/15/2019 Vox, The Real Reason Boeing's New Plane Crashed Twice
UPDATED 04/08/2019 Boeing, Statement from Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg: We Own Safety - 737 MAX Software, Production and Process Update
UPDATED 03/21/2019 NYT, Doomed Boeing Jets Lacked 2 Safety Features That Company Sold Only as Extras...really!, a commercial passenger airliner is experiencing an accelerating pitching oscillation because you did not buy a "disagree" light and real AoA readings...
UPDATED 03/21/2019 AP, European, Canadian Regulators to do Own Review of Boeing Jet and USAToday, FBI Joins Criminal Probe into Boeing 737 Max 8 Safety Certification in Wake of Crashes and NYT, Pentagon Opens Internal Inquiry of Acting Defense Chief’s Ties to Boeing and NPR, Boeing Brings 100 Years Of History To Its Fight To Restore Its Reputation and Reuters, U.S. Prosecutors, Transportation Department Scrutinizing Boeing 737 MAX Development -Sources and WP, Federal Investigators Looking into Boeing 737 Max Following 2 Crashes in Less Than Five Months and Reuters, U.S. Senate to Hold Crash Hearing as Lawmakers Urge Grounding Boeing 737 MAX 8
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