Description: Boeing employees boasted about bullying regulators to approve the now-grounded 737 Max without requiring pilots to undergo simulator training while others raised safety concerns and complained about lax standards, according to a trove of internal documents the company released on Thursday.
Source: CNBC.com – video report
Date: Jan 10, 2020
Questions for discussion:
- What does this report reveal about the “culture” within the firm at the time?
- What motivated the firm to avoid the “flight training requirements”?
- How much blame lies with the FAA?