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Boeing to completely rewrite software for 737 MAX aircraft, - media

Source : 112 Ukraine

New software is designed to allow two separate 737 MAX on-board computers to communicate with each other
12:00, 18 January 2020

112 Agency

Boeing company plans to completely rewrite the software for 737 MAX aircraft, which are banned from use after two air crashes. ABC News reports about this, referring to its own sources.

The company decided not only to rewrite the software for the MCAS flight control system, but also all the software for the flight computer.

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The new software is designed for communication between two separate on-board computers of the aircraft. Previously, one of the 737 on-board computers worked independently and switched to another during the next flight.

The operation of the Boeing 737 MAX was suspended after two disasters, the victims of which were 346 people.

As we reported, on January 8, Boeing 737 of Ukraine's International Airlines, flight PS752 with 180 passengers aboard crashed in Tehran, not far from Imam Khomeini airport.

11 citizens of Ukraine died in the crash of Boeing 737 of Ukraine's International Airlines (PS 752 flight). President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky reported that the passenger plane crash in the Iranian capital left no survivors.

There were 167 passengers and nine crew members. The International Airlines of Ukraine published the names of the crew members deceased in the result of the crash. Later the air company published the list of passengers of PS752.

Besides, Ukraine stopped flights of Ukrainian airlines in the airspace of Iran from midnight on January 9, 2020.

 

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