Source: Straits Times
JAKARTA (BLOOMBERG) – Indonesia’s Lion Air considered putting its pilots through simulator training before flying the Boeing 737 Max but abandoned the idea after the planemaker convinced them in 2017 it was unnecessary, according to people familiar with the matter and internal company communications.
The next year, 189 people died when a Lion Air 737 Max plunged into the Java Sea, a disaster blamed in part on inadequate training and the crew’s unfamiliarity with a new flight-control feature on the Max that malfunctioned.
Read more at: https://www.straitstimes.com/world/united-states/boeing-mocked-lion-air-calls-for-more-737-max-training-before-crash
Quite unbelievable that such lack of regard for safety was demonstrated by Boeing. Note that the above news is taken from a major newspaper in Singapore, the Straits Times.
Another news by Bloomberg: Boeing’s 737 Max Software Outsourced to $9 -an-Hour Engineers.
The real reason Boeing 737 Max crashed twice is a software problem!
According to the video below, the real reason why the Boeing 737 Max crashed twice is none other than a software problem! (The software called MCAS keeps pushing the nose of the airplane downwards.)