737 MAX MRO Builds On Existing Infrastructure

By Paul Seidenman
Source: Aviation Week & Space Technology
July 22, 2013

When the first Boeing 737 MAX jets are delivered, operators should benefit from new technologies built on a derivative airframe.

“We will offer differences training to assist maintenance providers in supporting the 737 MAX, but since this is a derivative, we do not anticipate special certification [for maintenance providers] beyond the current NG certification to be required,” says James Walker, senior manager for 737 MAX Commercial Aviation Services for Boeing Commercial Airplanes. “We will take full advantage of the existing industry-wide 737 maintenance infrastructure.”

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