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Historical Context of Boeing 737 Max Grounding and Notable Aircraft Groundings in Aviation History

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The grounding of the Boeing 737 Max, while a significant event, is not unique in the annals of aviation history. Similar situations have previously affected other major aircraft, underscoring the persistent challenges faced by the aviation industry in terms of safety and technology. Prominent examples include the Boeing 787 Dreamliner, McDonnell Douglas DC-10, and the de Havilland Comet. (www.airguide.info) More...

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mbrews
mbrews 1
This story conveniently overlooks high-impact aircraft groundings due to engine defects. Such as the issues with P-W geared turbo-fan on A320 series. And the year-long grounding of B-777s with P-W 4000-112 series engines.
linbb
linbb -1
Its too bad the article noted was incomplete but focused on Boeing mainly and Airbus had two lost with control problems software generated and nothing about those two. But for some reason they let that model, think it was the AB300, and it too them two years to fix it with no groundings. Guess that flashy headlines bring more to read them. So if you are featuring a poorly written article then you did great.
AirplaneC
C J 0
It's been a while since you said something terribly dumb on here, so I suppose you were due for a comment like this.
ImperialEagle
ImperialEagle 0
Too early to speculate. Could have been a problem with the door itself and it's manufacturer.

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