Monday, May 2, 2016
Boeing 737 MAX 8 Makes First International Flight-Test Trip
|737 MAX 8 completing high altitude flight testing in La Paz, Bolivia. Photo: John Corrigan|
[Avionics Today 05-02-2016] The Boeing 737 MAX 8 has completed high altitude flight testing in La Paz, Bolivia, marking the first international trip for the 737 MAX flight-test fleet. The airport’s 13,300-foot altitude tested the MAX’s capability to take off and land at high altitudes, which can affect overall airplane performance.