Even Boeing employees were afraid of the 737 Max

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Boeing's 737 Max woes have already been well documented over the past year and a half or so. Airlines around the world were forced to ground every single one of the planes after a pair of fatal crashes in late 2018 and early 2019. It's not a good situation, and it's become increasingly clear in recent months that the aircraft has some pretty serious issues that need to be ironed out before it can be allowed back in the skies.

Now a new report from The New York Times reveals that Boeing's internal communications during the introduction of the 737 Max were sketchy at best. Multiple unnamed individuals appear in chat logs discussing strategies for getting customer airlines to skip 737 Max simulator training for their pilots.

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