Former pilot and aviation expert Mark Weiss explains the Boeing 737 crashes

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CGTN talked to retired airline pilot and aviation expert Mark Weiss about the recent crashes of two 737 Boeing airplanes. Listen to what the pilots likely experienced moment by moment.

Mark Weiss also explained whether the Federal Aviation Administration is ultimately responsible for the Boeing 737 crashes.

Weiss also answered questions from our online viewers.

Viewer question: Why were the pilot complaints ignored by Boeing?

Viewer question: Why does the standard plane only have one MCAS system instead of two?

Viewer question: How can a single point failure system like the mCAS be approved and certified by the FAA and EASA?

Viewer question: Why did Boeing decide not to put the MCAS system in the pilot manual?