Details emerging from investigations into two fatal Boeing 737-8 MAX accidents in five months are fueling a heated debate over whether the pilots involved were adequately prepared to face their inflight emergencies or simply could not overcome failure modes rooted in a flawed design. Either scenario implicates flight-deck human-factors shortcomings that will reverberate far beyond the software upgrades Boeing is counting on to help get the 737 MAX fleet flying again. While the ...

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