Boeing wanted to wait three years to fix safety alert on 737 Max

Found on LA Times on Wednesday, 12 June 2019
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The company acknowledged that it originally planned to fix a cockpit warning light in 2020 after two key U.S. lawmakers disclosed the company's timetable Friday.

Last month, acting FAA Administrator Daniel Elwell told DeFazio's and Larsen's committee that he wasn't happy Boeing waited 13 months to tell the agency about the problem.

“We will make sure that software anomalies are reported more quickly,” he said.

There are 346 reasons why faster reports would have been a great idea right from the start.