In one message, an employee is quoted as saying the Max was “designed by clowns, who are in turn supervised by monkeys.”
In another exchange, while discussing the simulators used during the design of the aircraft, one Boeing employee asked another “Would you put your family on a Max simulator trained aircraft? I wouldn’t” to which the recipient responded “no.”
“While the tone and content of some of the language contained in the documents is disappointing, the FAA remains focused on following a thorough process for returning the Boeing 737 MAX to passenger service,” the aviation bod said.
“We continue to work with other international aviation safety regulators to review the proposed changes to the aircraft.”