Poll: Are You Willing To Fly On A 737 MAX In 2021?

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The FAA’s finalization of required changes to the Boeing 737 MAX and its formal reversal of a flight ban if the changes are implemented clears the way for U.S. operators to get their grounded aircraft back in service. 

But operators elsewhere are still waiting for their regulators to sign off on Boeing’s MAX updates and specify additional requirements.

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I'm not flying on that airplane, at least for a while. It's not because of MCAS; I think that's been worked over pretty well. However, the MCAS incidents are evidence of design without adequate attention to failure modes and effects, so now I doubt the whole process.
ill fly it if they double the coach pitch
Boeing did not follow its design practice, I don't know where else they could have cut corners. Since they did not remove the MCAS, then I feel that something is wrong with the plane. I will not fly on it ever.
I (a retired USAF pilot) will happily fly on B-737 MAX aircraft. Like the vast majority of the flying public, when I purchase a ticket, I don't much care about what brand/type plane is assigned to my flight(s). I believe all major airlines only fly planes that they and their government regulators deem safe.

Remember, the two MAX fatal accidents would most likely have been avoided had the pilots been better trained and more skilled. That said, in the past I've had reservations about flying on airlines from 2nd and 3rd world countries. I don't always trust their maintenance and aircrew training practices.

I believe more simulator EMERGENCY training should be required by all airline regulators in all countries. This has become increasingly necessary as more pilots with limited and/or marginal experience are being hired by many airlines. Frequent, appropriate, and comprehensive training is of vital importance. "Guaranteed" safety of passengers and aircrews is dependent upon the quality and frequency of training.