Boeing has received an amended type certificate (ATC) from the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for the 737 MAX 9 which certifies the type for commercial service. The airframer is now preparing for the first delivery of the type to Lion Air group.
The flight test program of the 737 MAX 9 began in March 2017 and was conducted with two test aircraft.
Keith Leverkuhn, vice president and general manager of the 737 MAX program, Boeing Commercial Airplanes
“Our teams built superior capabilities into the MAX 9 and proved them all the way through flight test. We’re looking forward to bringing this airplane to market for our valued customers,” I am proud of the entire team for helping us reach another important development milestone.”