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Old 08-13-2019, 05:32 PM   #871  
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What you're saying is "should Boeing be considered at fault if they designed an aircraft that tries to crash itself if one sensor is taken out by a seagull?"

Think about that.

Based on your post history it sounds like you're trying to make any imaginable argument that exonerates Boeing. But the argument you've just made is exactly the opposite. Airliners strike birds all the time. It's a known hazard of aviation. The idea that an airliner that could go into "I'm going to kill myself and everyone on board if you don't do something RIGHT NOW" from losing one data sensor due to a birdstrike is absurd. If that is indeed what happened it fully justifies the 737 Max grounding.
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Old 08-27-2019, 01:09 PM   #872  
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What you're saying is "should Boeing be considered at fault if they designed an aircraft that tries to crash itself if one sensor is taken out by a seagull?"

Think about that.

Based on your post history it sounds like you're trying to make any imaginable argument that exonerates Boeing. But the argument you've just made is exactly the opposite. Airliners strike birds all the time. It's a known hazard of aviation. The idea that an airliner that could go into "I'm going to kill myself and everyone on board if you don't do something RIGHT NOW" from losing one data sensor due to a birdstrike is absurd. If that is indeed what happened it fully justifies the 737 Max grounding.
Not if the crews shut it off, and then reversed it, I donít see how Boeing is at fault. I think the truth will come out as the media has fueled this entire storm with misinformation
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Old 08-29-2019, 08:48 AM   #873  
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Not if the crews shut it off, and then reversed it, I donít see how Boeing is at fault. I think the truth will come out as the media has fueled this entire storm with misinformation
If you want to have a real conversation on this you should sell your Boeing stock. You would be able to address this situation from a neutral position. Your judgment is currently clouded by a financial interest and it shows.

Yes, the crew made mistakes in both crashes. I completely agree with that analysis. But that doesn't mean Boeing gets a pass. There are so many decisions coming to light that are at best stupid and at worst unethical. Outsourcing software to $9 engineers. Failing to apply QC and basic design principles to a safety critical system. Abusing self-certification procedures. Attempting to scissor-and-glue a new engine onto an air frame that really can't accommodate it rather than going with a clean sheet design.

Boeing will recover. They will fix the MAX and it will fly safely for many years. But ultimately all of this exposes the company as being blatantly profit-minded over safety. There needs to be a mentality shift and, like every problem, the first step in fixing a problem is acknowledging that it exists.
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Solid analysis. Spot-on.

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If you want to have a real conversation on this you should sell your Boeing stock. You would be able to address this situation from a neutral position. Your judgment is currently clouded by a financial interest and it shows.

Yes, the crew made mistakes in both crashes. I completely agree with that analysis. But that doesn't mean Boeing gets a pass. There are so many decisions coming to light that are at best stupid and at worst unethical. Outsourcing software to $9 engineers. Failing to apply QC and basic design principles to a safety critical system. Abusing self-certification procedures. Attempting to scissor-and-glue a new engine onto an air frame that really can't accommodate it rather than going with a clean sheet design.

Boeing will recover. They will fix the MAX and it will fly safely for many years. But ultimately all of this exposes the company as being blatantly profit-minded over safety. There needs to be a mentality shift and, like every problem, the first step in fixing a problem is acknowledging that it exists.
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If you want to have a real conversation on this you should sell your Boeing stock. You would be able to address this situation from a neutral position. Your judgment is currently clouded by a financial interest and it shows.

Yes, the crew made mistakes in both crashes. I completely agree with that analysis. But that doesn't mean Boeing gets a pass. There are so many decisions coming to light that are at best stupid and at worst unethical. Outsourcing software to $9 engineers. Failing to apply QC and basic design principles to a safety critical system. Abusing self-certification procedures. Attempting to scissor-and-glue a new engine onto an air frame that really can't accommodate it rather than going with a clean sheet design.

Boeing will recover. They will fix the MAX and it will fly safely for many years. But ultimately all of this exposes the company as being blatantly profit-minded over safety. There needs to be a mentality shift and, like every problem, the first step in fixing a problem is acknowledging that it exists.

Except I never said anything like that. The entire reason of why I came here is to find out the truth. So in a way, you could say it was financially, but that also means I was ready to drop my position if I felt like I was invested in the wrong company. I think your statement applies to someone who didnít care, and just bought more shares as it dropped.

All I did was seek the truth from credible people, and thereís nothing wrong with that. I learned the media has twisted and lied about everything. Itís very misleading and theyíre clearly doing it for their own gain. Essentially their own financial interest which involves lying to get it. But sure, what Iím doing is oh so horrible...

I never denied any problem, Iím well aware of what Boeing did. In fact, theyíre fixing it the last time I checked. But regardless, Iíve learned that the problem is not what the media is making it out to be. And Iím pretty sure Boeing has been in India for awhile now.....and certainly $9 an hour is far more beneficial for India as their minimum wage is equivalent to $140 a month. So I donít think itís ďunsafeĒ to ďoutsourceĒ in a country thatís going to have the third largest market for aviation in a few years
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