OSLO (Reuters) – Boeing’s original MCAS flight regulate plot for its 737 MAX airplane appears foolproof, Norwegian Air Chief Executive Bjoern Kjos acknowledged on Wednesday after visiting the airplane maker in Seattle.
Kjos, a archaic fighter pilot, acknowledged in a assortment of tweets he had tested the used plot versus the original one in a MAX simulator.
Better than 300 Boeing 737 MAX jets had been grounded worldwide after two lethal crashes within the previous 5 months in Ethiopia and Indonesia killed almost 350 other folks.
Boeing acknowledged on Monday it deliberate to publish a proposed plot enhancement package for the MAX in coming weeks, after beforehand asserting it deliberate to command the repair for presidency approval by closing week.
Kjos acknowledged he had tested the used and the original MCAS plot “beneath a malfunction”, asserting the original plot gave the impact foolproof.
“I hope the regulators may beget security in point of curiosity as always and now not be directed by politics. I could gladly clutch my family on board a Norwegian MAX,” he added.
Norwegian has 18 Boeing 737 MAX airplane in its fleet and dozens more on order. The finances provider has acknowledged it may perhaps perhaps search compensation from the airplane maker for the price of leasing exchange planes while its possess are grounded.
Reporting by Terje Solsvik; Enhancing by Kirsten Donovan