Grounded Boeing 737 MAX planes showing up in Windsor

Boeing 737 Max jets could be grounded into April lawmakers said Thursday

The new information shows "the track of that airplane was close enough to the track of the Lion Air flight.to warrant the grounding of the airplanes so we could get more information from the black boxes and determine if there's a link between the two, and if there is, find a fix to that link", Elwell said on CNBC.

This time the plane was a Boeing, whose popular 737 Max 8 model has been grounded or barred from air space in more than 40 countries pending investigation into what caused Sunday's crash.

The aircraft will not fly until a software update can be tested and installed.

Earlier, the United States pilots already expressed their safety concerns about flying Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft as they complained that the jets' autopilot sometimes prompted them to nosedive and lose altitude. And that doesn't include the costs the aerospace company will face, as deliveries of new aircraft are delayed to focus on the software changes.

In January, Boeing said it expected to report revenue between $US109.5 billion and $US111.5 billion in 2019.

This week, at least three freshly built 737s were parked at or near the factory with yellow weights hanging in the place of engines, signs of lingering issues, according to a person with direct knowledge of the matter.

Ethiopian Airlines says its pilots received special training on how to deal with the Max's anti-stall software. It fell 1 per cent on Thursday.

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"I hope it is going to be for a short period of time", Trump told reporters gathered in the White House Thursday.

Investigators have found the cockpit voice recorder and digital flight data recorder but it will be a while before the findings are made public. The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board sent three investigators to help.

Only France and the United States have the experience gleaned from being present at nearly every crash involving an Airbus (France) or Boeing (US).

Former NTSB investigator Jeff Guzzetti claimed the investigation of the black boxes should have happened much sooner, and the fact that it didn't is 'negligent in my view'.

If the aircrafts' maneuvering characteristics augmentation system receives an erroneously high angle-of-attack sensor input, there is potential for repeated nose-down commands of the horizontal stabilizer, the FAA said, adding the condition would made it hard for pilots to control the plane.

Some people have pointed to similarities between the incidents, with some experts citing satellite data and evidence from the crash scene as showing links between Sunday's disaster and October's crash in Indonesia of the Lion Air jet that killed 189 people.

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