737 MAX - MCAS

This page describes the new 737 MAX MCAS system

Source: http://www.b737.org.uk/mcas.htm

Boeing’s automatic trim for the 737 MAX was not disclosed to the Pilots - Leeham News and Analysis

By Bjorn Fehrm November 14, 2018, © Leeham News.: The automatic trim Boeing introduced on the 737 MAX, called MCAS, was news to us last week. Graver, it was news to the Pilots flying the MAX since 18... Read More

Source: https://leehamnews.com/2018/11/14/boeings-automatic-trim-for-the-737-max-was-not-disclosed-to-the-pilots/

What is the Boeing 737 Max Maneuvering Characteristics Augmentation System? - The Air Current

Boeing quietly added a new system "to compensate for some unique aircraft handling characteristics."

Source: https://theaircurrent.com/aviation-safety/what-is-the-boeing-737-max-maneuvering-characteristics-augmentation-system-mcas-jt610/

At Doomed Flight’s Helm, Pilots May Have Been Overwhelmed in Seconds - The New York Times

As American and Indonesian investigators puzzle through clues of troubles that befell Flight 610, they are finding not a single lapse but a cascade of issues.

Source: https://www.nytimes.com/2018/11/08/world/asia/indonesia-plane-crash-last-moments.html

Boeing Scrambles to Contain Fallout From Deadly Ethiopia Crash - The New York Times

At least 20 airlines, primarily in China and Indonesia, grounded the 737 Max 8 plane, and similarities to a recent crash provoked concern among carriers, pilots, flight attendants and passengers.

Source: https://www.nytimes.com/2019/03/11/business/ethiopian-airline-crash.html

Boeing: UK joins wave of countries grounding the 737 Max - BBC News

Britain follows countries including Singapore, China and Germany in halting the use of 737 Max aircraft.

Source: https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-47536502

Airlines and regulators ground 737 MAX in wake of Ethiopian Airlines crash | Flightradar24 Blog

Some airlines and national aviation authorities have grounded their Boeing 737 MAX fleet in the wake of the crash of Ethiopian Airlines flight 302 (ET302).

Source: https://www.flightradar24.com/blog/airlines-and-regulators-ground-737-max-in-wake-of-ethiopian-airlines-crash/

Britain bans Boeing 737 Max from its airspace as China, Australia and other nations ground the jets after deadly crashes - The Washington Post

Britain became the first European nation to ban the use of the plane.

Source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/asia_pacific/chinas-ban-on-the-boeing-737-max-inspires-others-and-ramps-up-pressure-on-the-faa/2019/03/12/4d4bf2b0-44a3-11e9-90f0-0ccfeec87a61_story.html