Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg, ramping up the company’s defense of the 737 MAX, insists the grounded aircraft was designed and certified to the company’s standards. He suggested too much faith may have been put on pilots’ ability to recognize failure modes tied to the aircraft’s maneuvering characteristics augmentation system (MCAS) that is the focus of two fatal MAX crashes. “We’ve gone back and looked at both accidents,” Muilenburg told ...

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