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A Boeing 737 MAX aircraft owned by Ryanair parked at Boeing's Renton, Washington factory in October. All 737 Max planes remain officially "grounded" worldwide. Gary He/Getty Images hide caption

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737 Max Scandal Cuts Boeing's Once Rock-Solid Image

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Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg testifies before a Senate committee last week on the 737 Max plane crashes. A lawmaker asked him if he was taking a cut in pay, prompting the CEO to give up his bonuses. Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Boeing Company President and Chief Executive Officer Dennis Muilenburg, right, and Boeing Commercial Airplanes Vice President and Chief Engineer John Hamilton faced intense questioning about what the company knew and when. Andrew Harnik/AP hide caption

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Boeing CEO Faces Tough Questions From Lawmakers Over Safety Of 737 Max

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Boeing President and CEO Dennis Muilenburg appeared before the Senate Transportation Committee on future of the grounded 737 Max on Tuesday. Andrew Harnik/AP hide caption

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Boeing's Cultural Shift

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As Fallout From The 737 Max Crisis Continues, The Cost To Boeing Is Growing

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Boeing says it is replacing Kevin McAllister (shown in 2017) as the head of its commercial airplanes unit, as repercussions continue from two 737 Max crashes that killed hundreds of people. Elaine Thompson/AP hide caption

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Pilots' 2016 Messages Show Concerns With Boeing System

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All Boeing 737 Max aircraft are grounded while the manufacturer fixes a deadly defect in their flight control system. These Southwest Airlines planes were parked in Victorville, Calif., in March. Mark Ralston/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Jacob Reed, director of the Unmanned Aircraft Systems degree program at Lewis University, demonstrates a drone at the school's airfield outside of Chicago. David Schaper/NPR hide caption

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Drone Delivery Is One Step Closer To Reality

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Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg in New York earlier this month. The Boeing board has voted to take away his job as chairman so he can focus on fixing 737 Max jets which are all grounded after two fatal crashes. Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

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Grounded Gol Airlines, Southwest Airlines and Alaska Airlines Boeing 737 Max aircraft at Boeing facilities in Moses Lake, Wash., last month Lindsey Wasson/Reuters hide caption

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Boeing Safety Engineer Filed Ethics Complaint Last Year Over 737 Max Safety Upgrades

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National Transportation Safety Board: Boeing Made Faulty Assumptions Designing 737 Max

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