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Internal Boeing messages show disdain for regulators, 'clowns' who designed 737 Max jet

Breaking News EmailsGet breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings.SUBSCRIBEJan. 10, 2020, 7:41 AM UTCBy Phil HelselBoeing on Thursday released hundreds of emails and communications that appear to show employees criticizing the company’s troubled 737 Max jet, which were grounded after two crashes killed 346 people.In the documents, which were turned over to Congress in an investigation on the design and certification of the jets, employees also appear to talk about misleading people and complain about the aircraft's design.In a February 2018 message, one employee says that training programs shouldn't be taken with a grain of salt, and says: "Would you put your family on a MAX sim ...