The software upgrade will first have to be approved by the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration before the 737 MAX 8 will be able to fly again, and regulators may decide to conduct audits of Boeing software installed on other aircraft models.
An FAA spokesperson told Gizmodo that Boeing still has to formally submit the software package for agency approval, so it appears that Boeing may not be out of the woods, yet.
"Boeing has a strong, actively engaged board, which brings a high level of expertise, dedication and commitment to its oversight function, including with respect to the safety of the 737 Max and our other airplane programs", Chaz Bickers, a company spokesman, said by email.
Boeing has been working on a software fix for its anti-stall system following crashes in Ethiopia last month and Indonesia in October that killed almost 350 people, both shortly after takeoff.
The report said new pilots should receive a special emphasis on the MCAS system in training, but existing pilots won't need re-training in the flight simulator - a costly and time-consuming endeavor.
Boeing has been developing and testing a software change to the system that will now factor in input from a second sensor.
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"MCAS ground training must address system description, functionality, associated failure conditions and flight crew alerting", the report said.
The panel evaluated the software update to MCAS for "training and checking differences determination", the report said.
Chief Executive Dennis Muilenburg has apologized on behalf of the planemaker for the 346 lives lost in accidents in October and March, and promised to eliminate the risk that flight software meant to prevent the plane stalling could be activated by wrong data. The FAA will take public comments through April 30, then make a final decision on training requirements.
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Questions about Boeing's actions in developing, certifying and marketing the 737 Max are at the heart of criminal and Congressional investigations.
"In his opening remarks, Elwell characterized the meeting as a listening session for the FAA to hear from the participants for a fuller understanding of the safety issues presented by the Boeing 737 MAX, " the FAA said.