Boeing issues 737 Max fleet bulletin on AoA warning after Lion Air crash

The story has been updated November 7 to reflect the issuing of the service bulletin from Boeing and Emergency Airworthiness Directive from the Federal Aviation Administration. Boeing has issued a service bulletin to 737 Max 8 and 9 operators worldwide warning operators that the jet’s angle of attack (AOA) sensor can produce erroneous indications causing the single-aisle jet to enter an aggressive dive, according to the company. The bulletin comes after a newly-delivered Lion Air 737 Max crashed off the coast of Indonesia on October 29, killing all aboard. The published bulletin specifically identified Indonesian air safety officials findings that … Continue reading Boeing issues 737 Max fleet bulletin on AoA warning after Lion Air crash