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Delays in Boeing Max Return Began With Near-Crash in Simulator

  • Problem in simulated flight prompted complex computer redesign
  • Recertification of grounded jetliner repeatedly pushed back
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Boeing Faces More Setbacks

Boeing Co. engineers were nearly done redesigning software on the grounded 737 Max in June when some pilots hopped into a simulator to test a few things.

It didn’t go well.