LOS ANGELES—Flight tests of Boeing 737 MAX aircraft are expected to resume shortly after being suspended for several days. This followed the discovery of cracks in part of a low-pressure (LP) turbine section destined for one of the CFM Leap-1B engines that power the new aircraft. Boeing and CFM are inspecting the second and third LP turbine stage discs of a suspect population of Leap-1Bs. Boeing said it remains confident that delivery of the first 737-8 to Lion Air group carrier ...


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