LYON, France—As Boeing is gradually progressing toward the reauthorization of 737 MAX passenger flights, French pilot union SNPL France ALPA is calling for thorough pilot training before the aircraft returns to service. “We want to be aware of the existence of a system,” SNPL VP Vincent Gilles said. Boeing did not mention the addition of the maneuvering characteristics augmentation system (MCAS) in any pilot training documentation. The MCAS, deemed a minor change over the ...


You must have an Aviation Week Intelligence Network (AWIN) account or subscribe to this Market Briefing to access "French Pilots Call For Exhaustive Training Before Flying MAX Again".


Current Aviation Week Intelligence Network (AWIN) enterprise and individual members: please go to for access.


Not currently a subscriber? Click on the "Learn More" button below to view subscription offers.

Already registered? here.