After a deadly crash of the Lion Air 737 MAX 8 in Indonesia in last October, company officials have met pilot union, and said that they are planning to the software for their 737 Max jets, but till now there has not been single update.
Meanwhile, addressing the issue, the United States regulators said the software update would be ready by April.
“Boeing was going to have a software fix in the next five to six weeks,” said Michael, the top safety official at the American Airlines pilots union. “We told them, ‘Yeah, it can’t drag out.’ And well, here we are.”
The planned software update would let pilots to detect the problem, and will them from recurrence of the same problem. Boeing officials believe that pilots doesn’t need any special training in order to learn the functioning of the software update, but they just need a small briefing on how the software fix would function.