LOS ANGELES—Boeing is moving toward the final stage of ground tests of the first 737 MAX at its Renton facility in Washington. The aircraft, 1A001, has been under testing on the flight ramp at Renton for several weeks following rollout on Dec 8, and is now beginning a set of preflight system evaluations. The aircraft is the first of four 737-8s to be involved in the initial test and certification program, which is due to culminate with delivery of the first production MAX model to ...

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