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BRIEF-Boeing Statement On Lion Air Flight 610 Investigation Final Report

Oct 25 (Reuters) - Boeing Co:

* STATEMENT ON LION AIR FLIGHT 610 INVESTIGATION FINAL REPORT

* REDESIGNED WAY ANGLE OF ATTACK SENSORS WORK WITH A FEATURE OF FLIGHT CONTROL SOFTWARE KNOWN AS MANEUVERING CHARACTERISTICS AUGMENTATION SYSTEM

* CO'S ENGINEERS HAVE BEEN WORKING WITH US FAA AND OTHER GLOBAL REGULATORS TO MAKE SOFTWARE UPDATES AND OTHER CHANGES

* MCAS WILL NOW ONLY TURN ON IF BOTH AOA SENSORS AGREE

* MCAS WILL WILL ONLY ACTIVATE ONCE IN RESPONSE TO ERRONEOUS AOA

* MCAS WILL ALWAYS BE SUBJECT TO A MAXIMUM LIMIT THAT CAN BE OVERRIDDEN WITH CONTROL COLUMN

* SINCE THE ACCIDENT, 737 MAX AND ITS SOFTWARE ARE UNDERGOING AN UNPRECEDENTED LEVEL OF GLOBAL REGULATORY OVERSIGHT, TESTING AND ANALYSIS

* UPDATING CREW MANUALS AND PILOT TRAINING, DESIGNED TO ENSURE EVERY PILOT HAS ALL OF INFORMATION THEY NEED TO FLY 737 MAX SAFELY

* MCAS WILL COMPARE INFORMATION FROM BOTH AOA SENSORS BEFORE ACTIVATING, ADDING A NEW LAYER OF PROTECTION

* SOFTWARE CHANGES WILL PREVENT FLIGHT CONTROL CONDITIONS THAT OCCURRED IN LION AIR ACCIDENT FROM EVER HAPPENING AGAIN

* CONTINUES TO WORK WITH FAA, OTHER REGULATORY AGENCIES WORLDWIDE ON CERTIFICATION OF SOFTWARE UPDATE, TRAINING PROGRAM TO SAFELY RETURN 737 MAX TO SERVICE Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: