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Deadly 737 Max jets no longer a Boeing concern – for now: Production suspended after biz runs out of parking space

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"bolting on a new engine on a 50+ yo platform "

It's not really a 50+ year old platform; the rough shape is the same, but large chunks of it have been redesigned more than once to reduce weight and improve performance. It's more like a grandfather's axe, handed down through the family with the handle and head replaced when needed, but it's still grandfather's axe....

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