US aviation regulator says Boeing hasn't submitted 737 MAX fix
SEE ALSO :737 MAX flights now pushed to DecemberElwell said the FAA sent Boeing additional questions about its proposed fixes for the MAX planes, which caused the delay. The summit set to begin Thursday will see the FAA attempt to re-establish trust with aviation regulators from 33 countries including China, Canada, the European Union, Ethiopia and Indonesia. The regulator called the summit to walk through the steps taken to address concerns with the MAX aircraft after it was criticized for dragging its feet on ordering the jets grounded. Canadian and American regulators have differed on the proper training for the 737 MAX 8, with Canada insisting pilots train in a flight simulator and the US saying a training course on a computer or iPad is enough. "We haven't determined the final training yet," Elwell said. Two American carriers -- Southwest and American -- have announced plans to restart flights on their MAX aircraft from August in hopes the fix will be completed by then. The FAA chief added that he couldn't say when the jet would be back in the air, blaming the recent delay. "It takes as long as it takes to be right," Elwell said. "We need to be the first to lift the prohibition."
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