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Boeing to delay more 737 Max deliveries after incorrectly drilled holes found

Posted on AllSides February 5th, 2024
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Boeing will have to delay deliveries of more of its bestselling 737 Max planes after a supplier found new production glitches, adding to pressure on the beleaguered US manufacturer.

The aircraft maker will have to conduct work on about 50 undelivered planes after supplier Spirit Aerosystems discovered two holes drilled incorrectly, Reuters reported.

The latest mishap comes with Boeing under severe scrutiny over its manufacturing processes after part of the fuselage fell off a plane last month. A panel plugging an unused door hole fell from an Alaska Airlines flight shortly after...

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https://www.theguardian.com/business/2024/feb/05/boeing-may-delay-more-737-max-deliveries-after-new-production-glitch-found

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