The MAX jet is powered by LEAP-1B engines made by CFM, a joint venture of the two companies. Executives at Safran disclosed the Boeing agreement, reached this week, during the French company’s earnings call on Thursday.
Will the 737 Max ever fly again?
When will the 737 Max fly again? With the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration prepared to end the longest commercial jet grounding in U.S. history, airlines are expected to widely resume flying the workhorse jet in early 2021, and some may bring back the Max before 2020 ends.
What is the oldest plane still flying?
Boeing 747s At 31-years-old, this aircraft is registered as EP-MNB. Atlas Air, a charter airline operator, flies N465MC, which is 30 years old, and N464MC, which is 28 years old.
Why is the 737 MAX so dangerous?
The 737 and safety The Boeing 737 still keeps the same base design as when it started operation with Lufthansa 1967. … The problem with the 737 MAX was a flight control smoothing system, the Maneuvering Characteristic Augmentation Systems (MCAS), had an uncharacteristically sloppy design, making it outright dangerous.