Boeing 737 Max's Autopilot Has Problem, European Regulators Find | Bloomberg
Five issues the European Aviation Safety Agency have listed so far are as needing to be addressed are as follows:Europe’s aviation regulator has outlined five major requirements it wants Boeing Co. to address before it will allow the planemaker’s 737 Max to return to service, according to a person familiar with the matter. One of them, about the jet’s autopilot function, hasn’t surfaced previously as an area of concern. ...
- The potential difficulty pilots have in turning the jet’s manual trim wheel,
- The unreliability of the Max’s angle of attack sensors,
- Inadequate training procedures,
- A software issue pertaining to a lagging microprocessor, and,
- The autopilot failing to disengage in certain emergencies.