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'Fix' Boeing 737 MAX planes & 'rebrand' it: Trump

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump lambasted the Boeing 737 MAX airplane on Monday, pronouncing it must be progressed with unspecified new features and given a new title.

The fashion has suffered two deadly crashes in a question of months, the primary ultimate October in Indonesia with the demise of all 189 folks on board after which in Ethiopia on March 10, killing all 157 aboard.

Ethiopian Airlines leader questions Boeing 737 Max training requirements

The leader of Ethiopian Airlines says the warning and coaching requirements set for the now-grounded 737 Max airplane may not have been sufficient following the Ethiopian airplane crash that killed 157 folks. He mentioned Boeing's deliberate software update for the Max should "address the problem 100 per cent before we return the aircraft to air."

Both injuries took place shortly after takeoff. Investigators are focusing on a machine that is intended to lend a hand the Boeing workhorse airplane avoid stalling in flight.

"What do I know about branding, maybe nothing (but I did become President!), but if I were Boeing, I would FIX the Boeing 737 MAX, add some additional great features, & REBRAND the plane with a new name," Trump wrote in an early morning tweet.

"No product has suffered like this one. But again, what the hell do I know?," he added.

It isn't the primary time Trump has weighed in on the Ethiopian crash.

Two days after the airplane went down, he tweeted that nowadays jetliners are "becoming far too complex to fly".

He added: "Pilots are no longer needed, but rather computer scientists from MIT. I see it all the time in many products. Always seeking to go one unnecessary step further, when often old and simpler is far better."

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