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   Technology StocksBoeing keeps setting new highs! When will it split?


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To: John Koligman who wrote (3436)10/18/2019 6:00:35 PM
From: Jamie153
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BA was a cash cow but the cash came after a CEO put profits ahead of safety. The rehiring of engineers will help some but it'll take time.
businessinsider.com

" Boeing is reaching out to retired airline technicians, mechanics, and engineers and offering temporary jobs to help get its stored 737 Max planes ready for delivery when the global grounding ends."

Earlier this year they outsourced their Max Software at $9 an hour.

bloomberg.com

"Engineers feared the practice meant code wasn’t done right"

How is it possible that none of this is regulated? Someone getting $9 a hour to code software for a plane is insane, but profitable.

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From: SI Ron (Crazy Soup Man)10/18/2019 9:10:50 PM
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Boeing 737 MAX test pilot grappled with simulator flaws, too
finance.yahoo.com

SEATTLE, Oct 18 (Reuters) - In newly released text messages from 2016, a top Boeing 737 MAX test pilot tells a colleague that the jet's MCAS flight control system - the same one linked to two fatal crashes - was "running rampant in the (simulator) on me.".............

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From: Glenn Petersen10/20/2019 9:24:24 PM
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To: Glenn Petersen who wrote (3439)10/26/2019 9:57:34 AM
From: Jamie153
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The entire management team of BA needs to be replaced. They put profits ahead of safety. CEOs who screw customers or employees will look like gods until it crashes (pun intended) around them. It's far to easy to work for or buy from someone else. Rule #1, don't screw your customers or your employees.

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To: Jamie153 who wrote (3440)10/26/2019 10:37:32 AM
From: Glenn Petersen
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To state the obvious, you should never compromise when it comes to safety issues. An inexcusable ethical lapse that cannot go unpunished.

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To: Glenn Petersen who wrote (3441)10/26/2019 12:35:36 PM
From: Jamie153
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For the first time in US history, more CEOs are being fired because they're unethical, lawless and immoral. Usually, it's around 10%, now it's around 40%. In normal times they're fired because their numbers are bad. These are not normal times.

While I'm not old enough to know how things were prior to the collapse in 2007, there appears to be a trend. Bank CEOs had to lie about their ability to withstand record foreclosures and this happened after Bush lied about WMDs. Lying and unethical behavior appears to happen after the guy in the WH does it for many years. Lying about a bj one time didn't seem to have the same affect.

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To: Jamie153 who wrote (3442)10/27/2019 9:41:23 AM
From: Jeff Vayda
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Shades of previous boards you posted on. Unless you have some value to add wrt Boeing, there are better places to rant against the machine.

As to this board and Boeing, it is convenient to harp on Boeing's 'failure' in this. Anyone standing up to the obvious culpability of the airlines? Who are the ones putting greener and greener pilots in the seats?

Fly the damn plane!

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To: Jeff Vayda who wrote (3443)10/27/2019 11:28:21 AM
From: Jamie153
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When I read Boeing was using simulations on tablets instead of flight simulators I was done with them. The current leadership is corrupt.

Boeing 737 Max pilots didn't have flight simulators, and trained on iPads instead

appleinsider.com

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To: Jamie153 who wrote (3444)10/27/2019 1:02:37 PM
From: Jeff Vayda
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So you posted after you were already 'done' with them? Nice to see you are saving us from corrupt leadership - good thing you dont have any vested interest in the dealings.

As I said before - Fly the damn plane. No one should be in the cockpit of a commercial airliner if they do not have a functional understanding of aerodynamics. Boeing is not without blame, there is plenty to go around. The airlines -- rushing to fill seats (in and out of the cockpit) -- cant escape their shortcomings either.

"As the Lion Air crew fought to control their diving Boeing Co. 737 Max 8, they got help from an unexpected source: an off-duty pilot who happened to be riding in the cockpit.

That extra pilot, who was seated in the cockpit jumpseat, correctly diagnosed the problem and told the crew how to disable a malfunctioning flight-control system and save the plane, according to two people familiar with Indonesia’s investigation.

The next day, under command of a different crew facing what investigators said was an identical malfunction, the jetliner crashed into the Java Sea killing all 189 aboard."

bloomberg.com

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To: Jeff Vayda who wrote (3445)10/27/2019 2:49:06 PM
From: Jamie153
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Have you heard of the CEO Genome Project? It's basically a data trove on CEOs. It even has a test you can take to see where you're at. They tell us stuff like who's getting fired and for what reason. For example, most CEOs are being fired for unethical, immoral and illegal behavior compared to previous years when they were fired for getting shitty numbers.

ceogenome.com

I say this because IMO, what BA did before, during and after the accidents look like amateurs.

Here's my score on their test.


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