Brocker.Org: Boeing Halts Test Flights of New 737 Over Engine Issue –


DALLAS — Boeing is suspending test flights of a new airliner because of a possible problem in the manufacturing of a key engine part.

The company said Wednesday that it still plans to deliver the first Boeing 737 Max later this month, and production will continue.

Image: A 737 MAX 9 under construction

A Boeing 737 MAX 9 under construction at the company’s production facility in Renton, Washington, on Feb. 13.