WASHINGTON—An FAA update of minimum training required for pilots to fly the Boeing 737 MAX will cover the aircraft’s maneuvering characteristics augmentation system (MCAS), but simulator sessions will not be needed, a draft of a new report reveals. The updated Flight Standardization Board (FSB) report for the 737 family, posted for public comment Apr. 16, add MCAS as a “special emphasis area” for pilot training. It also adds the 737 MAX 7 and Boeing Business Jet ...

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