How Boeing Will Get the 737 MAX Flying Again

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  1. Chili
    4 dagen geleden

    Imagine having 4 billion dollars of unsold stock sitting in a few hangars.

  2. D Niger
    D Niger
    14 dagen geleden

    FAA is not honest at all, I would not trust their certification - Safety will likely take a back seat and other considerations would prevail. 737 Max is not the only aircraft that Boeing attempted to keep flying (with the help of FAA) despite the safety issue. There is the 787 Dreamliner with several scary reports (Al Zazeera and others) on how assembly lines were managed by inexperienced people and with sub-standard materials. Reporters were stopped from asking questions at the interview. The email leak, the workers commenting on hidden camera that they would not fly on those junk! Those machines are still flying!

  3. rhomai
    17 dagen geleden

    i will support 737 max and fly them

  4. Sheereena Ali
    Sheereena Ali
    23 dagen geleden

    Covid-19 has grown worse and the MAX is Back in the skies

  5. Aquarius
    24 dagen geleden

    The 737 is flying on 1967 certification standards, hand out flyers to your customers advising them of this & hmmm I wonder ?

  6. Ponnurangam Narendrakumar
    Ponnurangam Narendrakumar
    28 dagen geleden

    I am continously warning about 737 max flight.suddenly today morning it strike my mind after seeing a plane taking steap curve.What happen if 737 max happen to land in table top run in hundred chance that it has to take steap curve to avoid collision in mountain.During that time if the plane is stalled ,then Awac will make nose down for a collision in mountain is unavoidable. use this plane service only for plain landing and no near by table top runways.

  7. Not Clippy
    Not Clippy
    Maand geleden

    Never going to fly one if someone pays me 1mil I’ll do it

  8. Dom Ruck
    Dom Ruck
    2 maanden geleden

    hey, me from 2021: never

  9. Holden Leeb
    Holden Leeb
    2 maanden geleden

    With the thumbnail I imagine it returning from space

  10. myroseaccount
    2 maanden geleden

    Boeing was once a great company. Brilliant engineers designing and building extraordinary machines that we all have 100% confidence in. That was the basis of a massive and profitable industry. Then along came Reaganomics, Neoliberalism, private equity, hedge funds and vulture capitalists, accountants and investment bankers and share buybacks.

  11. Andrew Campbell
    Andrew Campbell
    2 maanden geleden

    And now we get to see what happens with the simulator issue. Only American airlines so far and southwest in early January.

  12. My name now has to be a secret.
    My name now has to be a secret.
    2 maanden geleden

    Who’s here after it’s been ungrounded?

  13. Jonas Thesén
    Jonas Thesén
    2 maanden geleden

    I would not sit in one of these plane. The entire plane is a sham. Even if they "fix" their MCAS who knows what kind of quick fixes this plane is hiding. The computers should assist the pilot flying not the other way around. Similar thing happened in Sweden when they put in a ATR system to the SAS MD 81 without pilots knowledge. That plane could have easily been saved with a lower thrust.

  14. Hiroka Akita
    Hiroka Akita
    2 maanden geleden

    So... The 737 Max, it's Boeing's DC-10?

  15. Allie Gottuso
    Allie Gottuso
    2 maanden geleden

    The closed c-clamp ipsilaterally damage because poppy anteriorly allow mid a rustic kohlrabi. psychotic, selective museum

  16. Great Value Bleach
    Great Value Bleach
    2 maanden geleden

    9:35 Cоrоnаvirus says "no"

  17. Ale G
    Ale G
    2 maanden geleden

    If it needs pilot training, public approval and maintenance to come back, I think most airlines will prefer buying another one instead of flying a 737 they have.

  18. Karak Goreng
    Karak Goreng
    2 maanden geleden

    I am really want to see capitalism collapsed by it's greediness

    1. 2 8
      2 8
      2 maanden geleden

      The irony is that is the reason why don't have the USSR lol!

  19. Zeus The Wolfsky [Formerly Chaser Plays & Vlogs]
    Zeus The Wolfsky [Formerly Chaser Plays & Vlogs]
    3 maanden geleden

    The 737 has been ungrounded as of the date this comment is posted.

  20. Chris K
    Chris K
    3 maanden geleden

    ......I ain't gett'n on one.......!

    1. Northwest Thrills
      Northwest Thrills
      3 maanden geleden

      I'd suggest watching the numerous videos from aviation experts that say it's very safe.

  21. Chris K
    Chris K
    3 maanden geleden

    ......I ain't gett'n on one.......!

  22. Rishi Sawhney
    Rishi Sawhney
    3 maanden geleden

    It just got approved again by the FAA! We'll see if the model flies again.

  23. Sabet Ibrahim
    Sabet Ibrahim
    3 maanden geleden

    Still don’t trust it

  24. Anastasija Jelic
    Anastasija Jelic
    3 maanden geleden

    Only idiot would fly on that plane again...if you consider that 737 max is actually nothing more than 60 years old plane build mostly from spare and salvage parts from older models. And if you consider what is going on in Boeing company I just can not imagine who can have any trust in their planes....

    1. 2 8
      2 8
      2 maanden geleden

      You are wrong but okay.

    2. Benjamin Pages
      Benjamin Pages
      3 maanden geleden

      @Zeus The Wolfsky [Formerly Chaser Plays & Vlogs] WDYM?

    3. Zeus The Wolfsky [Formerly Chaser Plays & Vlogs]
      Zeus The Wolfsky [Formerly Chaser Plays & Vlogs]
      3 maanden geleden

      Who hurt you? Where did they touch you?

    4. Benjamin Pages
      Benjamin Pages
      3 maanden geleden

      I disagree with you! That plane is a marvel of engineering and with fixes and more pilot errors it will be one of the safest planes out there

  25. Redrover
    3 maanden geleden

    Hey Wendover! I truly hope you see this comment. I’ve heard on the news that the 737 max will be flying again. Can you do a remake video about this? I truly enjoy the content

  26. An Imperious Cretin
    An Imperious Cretin
    3 maanden geleden

    The 737 max is flying again!

  27. Ed Filipowicz
    Ed Filipowicz
    3 maanden geleden

    We, the flying public, can help to hopefully eliminate the future catastrophic problems that will exist with the Boeing 737 MAX Death aircraft by boycotting the airlines that will be using this aircraft in the future. The MCAS has to be eliminated from this aircraft, which, so far, still remains in the updated & recently FAA-approved flight control system of this aircraft...100% pure stupidity.

  28. Tripp Thomas
    Tripp Thomas
    3 maanden geleden

    Boeing 737 Max = Ford Pinto. Bye bye Boeing!

  29. 78Dipar
    3 maanden geleden

    May be they should rename it 737 MIN !

    1. Roxout
      2 maanden geleden


  30. Steve Rogers
    Steve Rogers
    3 maanden geleden

    Bribes?? 🤔

  31. Earth
    3 maanden geleden

    When I saw the title I thought they are gonna send the 737 Max 8 to space and burn it up in re-entry because they dont like it xD

  32. Harry Shahrum
    Harry Shahrum
    3 maanden geleden

    stupid sensors

  33. David Cowie
    David Cowie
    3 maanden geleden

    "If you think safety is expensive, try having an accident."

  34. Chris castella
    Chris castella
    3 maanden geleden

    If its a Boeing, I ain't going

  35. Bilacus
    3 maanden geleden


  36. AdamSmith
    3 maanden geleden

    Can Boeing make such changes so the Max is truly like its predecessor so no simulator training is needed?That means some hardware changes they apparently skipped relying only on software patch MCAS? Expensive, no question, but cost is now of secondary importance as the company existence is at stake. Once done and certified - just hop in and fly 😎

  37. Greg Coste
    Greg Coste
    3 maanden geleden

    Customers are not the only ones that can VETO the MAX .. Airlines have liability insurance from hundreds of different insurers all over the world. If insurers won't underwrite the MAX or demand 4/5 times premiums; with the no training savings is already gone, the fuel savings (cost) will be swamped by increased insurance costs (not a capital cost, but an operating cost) .. what advantage to the MAX is left (rather flying the NG)? This is a box (Boeing built with its hubris) that has no way out. Boeing has a good alternative to the MAX (the 737NG Type Certification intact) to make and sell (hottest plane on the used market) .. Airbus wins this one, but both Airbus and Boeing need a 21st century replacement to A320/737 .. competition still goes on! Put the MAX in the rearview mirror. #MAXtoetags

  38. Craig Bosko
    Craig Bosko
    4 maanden geleden


  39. Love SteveClark
    Love SteveClark
    4 maanden geleden

    HELL NO!!!

  40. Dante Ozieri, M.D.
    Dante Ozieri, M.D.
    4 maanden geleden

    The motors are too powerful for the aircraft! Hence, a stall. Software is a correction, not a "Fix!"

  41. Science lover Alson
    Science lover Alson
    4 maanden geleden

    Covid: Are you sure about that?

  42. Achmad Nurfadlan
    Achmad Nurfadlan
    4 maanden geleden

    watching this when boeing 737max will fly again

  43. 이주연
    4 maanden geleden

    Answer: End production and scrap every single Max on the planet.

  44. William Tan
    William Tan
    4 maanden geleden

    Ground it and scrapped it

  45. NightWi5h
    4 maanden geleden

    Daddy Rona: *I'm gonna end this man's whole career*

  46. Fake Name
    Fake Name
    4 maanden geleden

    Thinking about it now... At least Boeing is getting all the time it needs to fix them since practically no one is flying right now.

  47. TheStol
    4 maanden geleden

    Airbus [laughs in French]

  48. Robert Phelan
    Robert Phelan
    4 maanden geleden

    Faa pilots will say its the greatest plane ever,blah blah blah,oh yeah the US government actually the citizens tax money will give boeing several billion dollars for the fat cats to pillage i hope they FOLD

  49. Zaber Mahbub
    Zaber Mahbub
    4 maanden geleden

    Boeing should not be allowed to experiment with people's lives.

  50. JarJar Binks
    JarJar Binks
    4 maanden geleden

    Boeing has lost its way, it used to care about legacy and integrity but now it just works to appease Wall Street. Boeing’s decision making isn’t left by the engineers like it was 2+ decades ago but now by the accountants and financial gurus who only care about cost cutting and quick production, when airbus released their new plane Boeing panicked and rushed engineers. This has been a long time coming; Boeing has made great effort to lay-off older experienced (but higher paid) engineers and machinists so they can replace them with cheaper younger inexperienced workers, they have been digging their grave for years

  51. Roger Du Bose
    Roger Du Bose
    4 maanden geleden

    It's called Reynolds Wrap! After viewing this video I am curious how M.C.A.S. and T.C.A.S. play together???

  52. S3N4 _2020
    S3N4 _2020
    4 maanden geleden

    Why didn’t boeing just put a automatic trim on the elevator

  53. Shin Kizawa
    Shin Kizawa
    4 maanden geleden

    But this new solution should have something that doesn’t use MCAS and find a new way

  54. Timothy Geneston
    Timothy Geneston
    5 maanden geleden

    Icon A5, a seriously safety-doubted sports plane > 737 MAX

  55. Jak Lawrence
    Jak Lawrence
    5 maanden geleden

    I avoid flying unless there's no other option anyway, given that in Europe one can pretty readily rely on international trains and enjoy not having to piss about with baggage limits as much and the ability to wander repeatedly to the buffet car... but If I do have to fly after the 737 MAX goes back into service I'll be actively avoiding it, especially if it's recently after they go live again! I'll stick to EasyJet, who currently operate exclusively Airbus aircraft.

  56. Lil Sheep
    Lil Sheep
    5 maanden geleden

    2:34 this clearly didn’t age well

  57. Chas Gordon
    Chas Gordon
    5 maanden geleden

    This plane should never take flight again

    1. PlasmaRanger
      4 maanden geleden

      Even if it is fixed? Why?

  58. DatCatTho
    5 maanden geleden

    "never before have consumers boycotted an aircraft" hello???? DC-10?

  59. Nexarius
    5 maanden geleden

    Another thing you forgot is that it probably takes time to upgrade the simulators themselves for the changes to the 737 MAX

  60. Rauderce
    5 maanden geleden

    Ban this plane

  61. Zaps Zapper
    Zaps Zapper
    5 maanden geleden

    If some thing effects one sensor it can also effect the other, So if both sensors are stuck in the High AOA position, What do the Pilots face,???????? I hope this is addressed. And if MCAS operates once how is it armed again to prevent a nose up stall. Pilots need to train at the GyM so they can whine those trim wheels real fast.

  62. Hap Thai
    Hap Thai
    5 maanden geleden

    Is one jet worth the cost of one life?

  63. Syed Bahadur Abbas
    Syed Bahadur Abbas
    5 maanden geleden

    "Aircrafts are not built to sit around" 2020: Hold my beer.

  64. mr_sowong
    5 maanden geleden

    LMAO people still flies on dc-10

  65. Shadow
    5 maanden geleden

    nobody: me: for 2,499:99$ HOLY SHIT! 12:20

  66. georges raimondeau
    georges raimondeau
    5 maanden geleden

    The earlier Boeing and the FAA finally accept this is a failed plane not airworthy, the better for Boeing and America. No sound company would ever consider to cheat it’s way to certify a coffin.

    1. PlasmaRanger
      4 maanden geleden

      Once it’s fixed it’s fine. Why waste hundreds of airplanes if they can be completely restored?

  67. judgegixxer
    5 maanden geleden

    I wouldn't fly in a Boeing plane if they paid me to. I'd feel more secure taking a Duct tape hang glider equipped with an old lawnmower engine turning a ceiling fan prop.

    1. PlasmaRanger
      4 maanden geleden

      Why? There extremely well made and have an incredible safety rating.

  68. ThE 1 BarbariaN
    ThE 1 BarbariaN
    5 maanden geleden

    Hopefully they will fly again, and maybe they might even build more new ones

  69. II SmileyBun28 II
    II SmileyBun28 II
    5 maanden geleden

    Whatever the hell they fix, if I see 737 MAX in my boarding pass, I ain’t going. Imma go on the A320 NEO instead, a great plane btw

  70. SpacedOutOrca
    5 maanden geleden

    1. Covid in an enclosed space packed with people 2. You might have to fly on a 747 MAX Conclusion: Avoid flying like the fucking plague this year.

  71. Yosef W
    Yosef W
    5 maanden geleden

    Imagine putting a boomer plane against a 80s plane, keks

  72. Old man
    Old man
    5 maanden geleden

    So, they're going to monitor your internet activity to see if you are concerned about the aircraft? Is this all internet communication, or just interaction with airlines and other related entities?

  73. Jean Michel Tche
    Jean Michel Tche
    5 maanden geleden

    Boeing did not learn there lesson from the 80' and the 737-400-800 with faulty engins causing crashes and many deaths they had to replace both engins on more than a 100 planes but Boeing got away with it becose there were no internet at the time the only thing they want is big and fast profits no matter the consequences . SHAME ON YOU BOEING

    1. Thomas Mortimore
      Thomas Mortimore
      5 maanden geleden

      Since when did Boeing make engines?

  74. Daniel Bishop
    Daniel Bishop
    5 maanden geleden

    At this rate, the first post-grounding 737-MAX flight will be to Berlin's new airport.

  75. Sami the Frog
    Sami the Frog
    5 maanden geleden

    Yeah I'm not touching the max, no matter what

  76. Green Party of Malaysia
    Green Party of Malaysia
    5 maanden geleden

    Boeing has lost its way and is now doomed

  77. Specialopsdave
    5 maanden geleden

    Anyone who says they'll never fly Boeing again still forgets that ALL cars are at least a thousand times more dangerous, and that by their own logic, they should never drive or ride in a ground vehicle of any type ever again.

    1. Specialopsdave
      5 maanden geleden

      @Thomas Mortimore Fair enough, but they'll forget about it soon enough

    2. Thomas Mortimore
      Thomas Mortimore
      5 maanden geleden

      Specialopsdave I never said there should only be Airbus’s in the sky. I said those passenger who didn’t want to fly a Boeing could still fly on an airbus. All the major US carriers and the LCC’s except southwest operate at least one type

    3. Specialopsdave
      5 maanden geleden

      @Thomas Mortimore Once COVID ends, there won't be enough Airbuses in the world to fill the hole in supply if everyone boycotted Boeing. Plus, monopolies are bad.

    4. Thomas Mortimore
      Thomas Mortimore
      5 maanden geleden

      They could still fly Airbus. Plenty of those even in USA

  78. Grasshopper Without Grass
    Grasshopper Without Grass
    5 maanden geleden

    2020: *how about no*

  79. You_want_some_gamer
    5 maanden geleden

    2:30 mid 2020 LOL if lucky by the end of 2020

  80. Hrishikesh Deshpande
    Hrishikesh Deshpande
    6 maanden geleden


  81. Womp Womp
    Womp Womp
    6 maanden geleden

    MCAS: Might Crash Any Second

  82. Chas Gordon
    Chas Gordon
    6 maanden geleden

    This plane should not be back in the air

  83. xxxxxx
    6 maanden geleden

    If I thought I was to fly on this plane I wouldn’t be flying even if it was for free

  84. NightEule5
    6 maanden geleden

    4:37 Oh my god. I was *just* reading someone's tweet about acronym clashes with CBT. My mind immediately shot to the dirty one. XD

  85. kaizersolze
    6 maanden geleden

    Hello. September 1, 2020 here. Just letting you know the Boeing 737 MAX ain't flying right now. Hardly anything is. Airlines are cutting employees and routes. Boeing has renamed the 737 MAX to the 737 8 because they think that will help. EDIT: This video was made about a month before the quarantine(s) started in March.

    1. Thomas Mortimore
      Thomas Mortimore
      5 maanden geleden

      It’s not officially been renamed

  86. Dan Berkey
    Dan Berkey
    6 maanden geleden

    I fly often, domestically and internationally, but if I knew, even at the gate, that I was going to board a 737 max I'd walk, even if it meant forfeiting my ticket.

  87. 이주연
    6 maanden geleden

    Then 737 Max may be better in scrap.

  88. Chun Jiang
    Chun Jiang
    6 maanden geleden

    Boeing can't pay me enough to fly on that flying coffin ever again, I would never book a flight on one

  89. MKC31
    6 maanden geleden

    FAA is practically run by Boeing so getting the go-ahead shouldn't be a problem. The problem is Boeing planes are not built by Boeing anymore they are just assembled by them with cheap non-union labour. They are built by different companies all over the world. So next time there is an accident you know the reason.

  90. Bran Chay
    Bran Chay
    6 maanden geleden

    Does it really matter, if the USA 🇺🇸 is just going to give them more money. Or another ten years of shit planes, in order to conserve parts.

  91. mlovmo
    6 maanden geleden

    What I really didn't like about the Max debacle was that Boeing didn't take responsibility, like they would have in the 1960s and 70s. Instead, they immediately blamed the pilots and only came clean when ANOTHER plane full of people crashed in the same circumstances. Companies are garbage nowadays: They act like your friend and really want to make the customer happy (giving the customer a good "experience" -that overused fckn word) in every little detail... BEFORE THE SALE. Then, AFTER the sale has been made, it's "Too bad, you're locked in. Talk to my fckn lawyer, bitch...we're not taking responsibility until YOU, the customer, can prove us responsible for this acci... oh, shit 'nother plane just crashed. (well okay it's a fair cop)." Boeing NEEDS to pay for this. Notice how there is NO accountability. If you killed 346 people, would YOU get away with no prison time at all?

  92. UK AND EU GOLDPANNING Advice and Info
    UK AND EU GOLDPANNING Advice and Info
    6 maanden geleden

    I will never ever fly on a 737Max nor any other recently constructed Boeing aircraft

  93. Potato
    6 maanden geleden

    I rather pay few dollars more and not fly Boeing 737 MAX

  94. Michael Anthony Gennaro
    Michael Anthony Gennaro
    6 maanden geleden

    The Max will be back. Its tragic that people had to die. This isn't the first time new tech in a aircraft had caused fatalities. I think its more wanting Boeing to fail than anything else. I fly private and was at an airshow in France in 2019. Several people that spoke loud enough to be heard hoped that another Boeing Airplane met the same fate. I was shocked. These were commercial pilots wishing for aircraft to crash so AIrbus would win. I told them in their language i was reporting them to their company

  95. oiSnowy
    6 maanden geleden

    To be honest, the issue was never getting the max into air; the issue was how the 737 max got itself out of the air. Not that I often fly (been years), but I will never get on board a 737 max.

  96. Victor Mupfururi
    Victor Mupfururi
    6 maanden geleden

    that girl in the flight sim looks like she needs to go to the FAA for recertification- maybe the FAA certified her. hehehe :)

  97. Lukepuke 311
    Lukepuke 311
    6 maanden geleden

    Just make the gear higher

  98. devraj changkakati
    devraj changkakati
    6 maanden geleden

    So that means we can kill their business 🙂?

  99. Usha`s Recipes
    Usha`s Recipes
    6 maanden geleden

    747 dislikes on 20 Aug 2020 3:51PM GMT+8

  100. thomasm1964
    6 maanden geleden

    And then the over-hyped, over-blown covid-19 hysteria happened .....