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Grounded: what’s behind Boeing’s production shutdown of MAX aircraft

Michael Lueck, Auckland University of Technology Boeing has announced it will halt production of the beleaguered B737-MAX series from January. Boeing’s announcement this week follows...

Too many airplane systems rely on too few sensors

Carlos Varela, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute The apparent connection between fatal airplane crashes in Indonesia and Ethiopia centers around the failure of a single sensor. I...

Automated control system caused Ethiopia crash, flight data suggests

Timothy Takahashi, Arizona State University Emerging evidence from the recent crash in Ethiopia suggests that malfunctioning automatic control systems overwhelmed the crew and doomed the...

Your next pilot could be drone software

Jeremy Straub, North Dakota State University Would you get on a plane that didn’t have a human pilot in the cockpit? Half of air travelers...

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