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British Airways passengers who fled plane fire sue Boeing

Associated PressLAS VEGAS — Passengers who ran from a British Airways flight that caught fire in September before takeoff in Las Vegas are suing the plane’s manufacturer and the maker of the engines.

Date: 11/27/2015 | Northwest

ISIS sparks $50 billion boost in Europe's defense spending

LONDON — Europe's defense industry is set to reap a $50 billion windfall as the Nov. 13 terrorist attacks on Paris prompt governments to ramp up spending on military capabilities spanning cyber security to fighter jets, armored vehicles and drones in an effort to defeat Islamic...

Date: 11/25/2015 | Business Wire

Boeing announces big orders from two Asian companies

EVERETT — The Boeing Co. announced large orders from two Asian customers Tuesday.

Date: 11/24/2015 | Business

Boeing fires, reprimands Everett workers for sexting

EVERETT — The Boeing Co. says it has fired and disciplined several workers for “inappropriate personal behavior.”

Date: 11/22/2015 | Aerospace Blog

Northrop won bomber bid but faces continued battles

WASHINGTON — It just won a huge contract to build the next Air Force bomber, triumphing in a years-long battle against Boeing and Lockheed Martin, the largest defense contractors in the world. But in the business of Washington, winning the contract is sometimes just the first step.

Date: 11/20/2015 | Business Wire

Non-stop flights begin from Charleston to Seattle

CHARLESTON, S.C. — Travelers can now fly non-stop from Charleston to the West Coast.Local media outlets report that the Alaska Airlines on Monday began regular transcontinental service between Charleston and Seattle.

Date: 11/17/2015 | Business Wire

Boeing forecasts fast growth in Latin America

EVERETT — The Boeing Co. slightly increased its 20-year forecast for

Date: 11/16/2015 | Aerospace Blog

Boeing plane production greater than market forecasts call for

EVERETT — The world's two biggest airplane makers are making more airplanes than ever before, and plan to make even more. But based on analysis of their own market projections, the Boeing Co. and Airbus Group are making more airplanes than the market needs. Either...

Date: 11/15/2015 | Business

Boeing considers faster assembly rate for 777X

EVERETT — The Boeing Co. is considering making its new 777X jetliner at a historically high rate for a mini-jumbo airplane.The company is making sure it can make about 125 777Xs a year if demand is that high. That would be a 25 percent increase over the production rate...

Date: 11/13/2015 | Business

Boeing ends Dubai airshow drought with $8 billion 737 deal from Jet

Boeing announced an order for 75 of its 737 single-aisle airliners with a list price of about $8 billion from Jet Airways India, ending a sales drought at the biennial Dubai Air Show.

Date: 11/09/2015 | Business Wire

Dubai Airshow opens with no big purchase announcements

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — The biennial Dubai Airshow opened its doors Sunday without any major purchasing deals announced, instead giving Arab Gulf carriers an opportunity to showcase the latest and newest aircraft in their fast-growing fleets.Dubai-based Emirates...

Date: 11/08/2015 | Business Wire

Boeing and Lockheed Martin protest Air Force bomber decision

EVERETT — The Boeing Co. and Lockheed Martin are challenging the Pentagon’s decision to tap competitor Northrop Grumman to build a new stealth bomber, a contract worth up to...

Date: 11/06/2015 | Business

Russian threat to ground Boeing 737s fizzles

MOSCOW — Russian airlines are shielded from a threat to ground Boeing’s top-selling jet as the country’s civil aviation regulator refused to bow to demands from an interstate oversight body questioning whether the single-aisle 737 aircraft are safe, after a 2013 crash.

Date: 11/06/2015 | Business Wire

Momentum builds for reviving Export-Import Bank

WASHINGTON — Congressional backers of the Export-Import Bank are close to reviving it four months after conservative foes ensured that its charter expired.

Date: 11/06/2015 | Business Wire

Boeing settles excessive 401(k) fee case for $57 million

CHICAGO — Boeing has agreed to a $57 million settlement with employees who claimed in a 9-year-old class action lawsuit that the company’s 401(k) plan was charging workers excessive fees to save for retirement.

Date: 11/05/2015 | Business Wire

Russia inexplicably suspends Boeing 737 certification

MOSCOW — An agency that oversees civil aviation in Russia says it is suspending the certification of Boeing 737 planes used by Russian airlines pending resolution of safety concerns.

Date: 11/05/2015 | Business Wire

Congress blocks lucrative Social Security strategy

WASHINGTON — Married couples have no shortage of options for deciding when to collect Social Security benefits.But the budget deal that President Obama signed into law Monday gets rid of one of the key strategies that has increased lifetime Social Security benefits by...

Date: 11/04/2015 | Business Wire

Fuel supply line on burned 767 was disconnected

MIAMI — The National Transportation Safety Board reported Tuesday that the main fuel supply line to an engine was disconnected before a jetliner caught fire as it taxied for takeoff from Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport.

Date: 11/03/2015 | Business Wire

Inferno on 767 linked to fuel leak

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Based on the magnitude of the fire and billowing black smoke, aviation authorities initially said a Dynamic International Airways Boeing 767 suffered a fuel leak while on a taxiway at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport on Thursday.

Date: 10/30/2015 | Nation & World

County’s unionized workers rally against Somers

EVERETT — Members of Snohomish County’s largest public employee union filled two baskets with dog treats Thursday and delivered them to Snohomish County Council chambers.

Date: 10/30/2015 | Local News

Passengers injured as 767's engine burns

DANIA BEACH, Fla. — A jet plane's engine caught fire Thursday as it prepared for takeoff, and more than 100 passengers had to quickly evacuate using emergency slides. One person was seriously injured, officials said.

Date: 10/29/2015 | Nation & World

How much is an airplane sale actually worth?

Boeing and El Al have agreed to 787 Dreamliner orders worth about $2.2 billion at current list prices.

Date: 10/29/2015 | Aerospace Blog

What else isn’t getting a vote?

It's not that surprising that the U.S. House finally passed legislation to take the Export-Import Bank out of the mothballs it was placed in back in June when its authorization expired. The support was there all along.The bank, which guarantees loans between American...

Date: 10/29/2015 | Editorials

Allegiant inspections turn up Boeing MD-80 problems

WASHINGTON — When two Allegiant Airlines pilots couldn’t control their plane and scrubbed a takeoff from Las Vegas in August, the carrier discovered that a critical piece of equipment in the tail had come loose.

Date: 10/28/2015 | Business Wire

Boeing and Lockheed might contest Pentagon’s bomber decision

Boeing and Lockheed Martin left open the possibility of contesting the Pentagon's selection of Northrop Grumman to build a new stealth...

Date: 10/27/2015 | Aerospace Blog

Air Force rejects Boeing, picks Northrop for next big bomber

WASHINGTON — The Air Force said Tuesday it chose Northrop Grumman Corp., maker of the B-2 stealth bomber, to build its next-generation bomber, a highly classified, $55 billion project designed to replace the aging bomber fleet with an information-age aircraft that eventually may...

Date: 10/27/2015 | Business Wire

House Republicans join Democrats to authorize votes on Export-Import Bank

WASHINGTON— The House took steps Monday night to reopen the Export-Import Bank by employing a quirky procedural gambit for the first time in decades.

Date: 10/27/2015 | Business Wire

Boeing KC-46 tanker (finally) gets a foreign order

EVERETT — After several tries, the Boeing Co. has won its first foreign order for its new military aerial refueling tanker, the KC-46A Pegasus.Japan plans to buy three of the tankers, which are assembled in Everett, the country’s Defense Minister Gen Nakatani said Friday.

Date: 10/26/2015 | Aerospace Blog

Machinists plan to picket Everett aerospace supplier Cadence-Giddens

Members of Machinists union District Lodge 751 plan to picket Monday at Everett-based Cadence-Giddens.

Date: 10/23/2015 | Aerospace Blog

Big profit, big debate

Boeing beats expectations, but will the 787 ever make money?

Date: 10/21/2015 | Business

Faster jetliner production gives Boeing a big 3Q profit boost

CHICAGO ­— Faster production of commercial jets continues to drive profits at the Boeing Co., which saw earnings jump 25 percent in the third quarter. It also raised its earnings outlook for the year.The Chicago-based company on...

Date: 10/21/2015 | Business Wire

Boeing could benefit from Canadian election

Boeing’s flagging Super Hornet fighter jet might get a boost from Canadians electing Liberal leader Justin Trudeau to prime minister, Reuters reports.

Date: 10/20/2015 | Aerospace Blog

777, 787 airplane programs will be key topic in Boeing earnings call

When Boeing Co. executives discuss quarterly earnings with financial analysts on Wednesday, they likely will try to allay concerns about the 777 and 787 airplane programs.

Date: 10/20/2015 | Aerospace Blog

Boeing’s new Pegasus refueling tanker in flight-test phase

EVERETT — Boeing is moving through flight testing for its KC-46A Pegasus, a new aerial-refueling tanker ordered by the U.S. Air Force.Military pilots have joined Boeing pilots behind the controls of the...

Date: 10/18/2015 | Business

Is historic aviation center our golden ticket or our Spruce Goose?

A historic aviation center at Paine Field is precisely the jewel Snohomish County needs for a thriving tourism industry. Or it’s a crazy boondoggle.

Date: 10/16/2015 | Web Monkey

Bees swarm on 767 in Texas

GRAPEVINE, Texas — Some unusual travelers caused a delay for one American Airlines flight.

Date: 10/15/2015 | Off the Wire

Boeing pays $18 million for labor overcharges

LOS ANGELES — The Boeing Co. has paid $18 million to settle a whistleblower lawsuit that claimed it overcharged the government for labor on the C-17 Globemaster III aircraft at its Long Beach Depot Center.The U.S. Justice Department announced the payment Wednesday.

Date: 10/14/2015 | Business Wire

Aeroflot seeks to exit deal for 22 Boeing 787s

MOSCOW — Aeroflot, Russia’s biggest airline, is trying to get out of an agreement to buy Dreamliners from Boeing as it seeks planes and routes from a debt-saddled airline and the market struggles in recession.

Date: 10/14/2015 | Business Wire

Dutch report implicates Russia-backed separatists in downing of 777

Dutch safety investigators have implicated Russian-backed separatists in the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 over Eastern Ukraine. The inquiry found that a Buk surface-to-air missile likely fired from territory under rebel control brought down the Boeing 777 on July 17, 2014,...

Date: 10/13/2015 | Aerospace Blog

Petition assures House vote to revive Ex-Im Bank

WASHINGTON — Several dozen Republicans teamed up with Democrats Friday to assure a House vote on reviving the U.S. Export-Import Bank, giving the effort to save the bank new life more than three months after its charter lapsed.

Date: 10/09/2015 | Business Wire

New push could revive Ex-Im Bank

WASHINGTON — The federal Export-Import Bank is showing some signs of life.

Date: 10/07/2015 | Nation & World

U.S., 11 Pacific Rim countries reach trade deal

WASHINGTON — After more than six years of stalled progress and political wrangling, negotiators from the U.S. and 11 trading partners across the Pacific Rim announced a deal Monday on a landmark trade accord linking 40 percent of the global economy.

Date: 10/05/2015 | Business Wire

Ex-Im Bank revival pushed, as GOP remains divided

WASHINGTON — House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, a candidate for speaker, is “strongly” discouraging lawmakers from signing on to a fellow Republican’s effort to force a vote to revive the U.S. Export-Import Bank, his spokesman said.

Date: 10/02/2015 | Nation & World

Apple names former Boeing CFO to board of directors

CUPERTINO, Calif. — Apple has filled a void on its board of directors with James Bell, the former chief financial officer for Boeing Co.

Date: 10/01/2015 | Business Wire

Watch them build it

Time-lapse video from the 787 line in Everett

Date: 10/01/2015 | Aerospace Blog

At last, first Boeing KC-46 Pegasus tanker flies away

EVERETT — After months of delay and hundreds of millions of dollars in cost overruns, a military version of the Boeing Co. aerial-refueling tanker flew for the first time Friday.The first KC-46A, which is...

Date: 09/25/2015 | Business

Reopen bank; keep jobs here

When the teller at your bank puts up the "next teller" sign, you, of course, move to the next window.If all the tellers closed their windows you'd give serious consideration to moving your accounts to the next bank, which is essentially the decision some...

Date: 09/25/2015 | Editorials

Boeing confirms it will do 737 interiors, painting in China

EVERETT — The Boeing Co. will indeed construct a 737 completion center in China, in cooperation with that country's jetliner manufacturer, Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China (COMAC), Boeing confirmed...

Date: 09/24/2015 | Business

Visit seals big jet deal

China's president tours Boeing factory in Everett

Date: 09/23/2015 | Local News

Investment treaty between China, U.S. is key business goal

SEATTLE — When Chinese President Xi Jinping addresses a meeting of some of the top names in Chinese and American business Wednesday, they may be most interested what he says about progress toward a treaty between the nations that would provide a framework for broader investment in each other’s...

Date: 09/23/2015 | Business

China to buy 300 jets, Boeing to build 737 plant there

HONG KONG — Chinese companies have agreed with Boeing to buy 300 jets and build an aircraft plant in China in deals signed during President Xi Jinping’s visit to the United States, the official Xinhua news agency said Wednesday.

Date: 09/23/2015 | Business

Jobs, diplomacy and waiting in traffic

Just in case it doesn't get said in the next couple of days during the visit of Chinese President Xi Jinping to Everett, Seattle, Redmond and Tacoma: Thank you for your patience and for being good hosts.And special thanks to those who had to wait in traffic during the visit.

Date: 09/23/2015 | Editorials

China’s president arrives

Xi’s visit to include Boeing plant tour

Date: 09/22/2015 | Local News

VIP planes of the world

China has a 747; here’s what others fly

Date: 09/21/2015 | Nation & World

Crucial Boeing tanker 1st flight follows China leader's visit

EVERETT — It's a big week for the Boeing Co., which will be on display for two of its biggest customers: China and the U.S. Air Force.Both are key cash sources for Boeing in coming years. Thousands of jobs in the area depend on the...

Date: 09/21/2015 | Business

Visits forge strong trade ties for U.S., China

Washington state will be front and center in international news this week when Chinese President Xi Jinping makes Washington state — including Everett — the first destination on his U.S. visit. That President Xi chose our state for his first stop underscores Washington's...

Date: 09/21/2015 | Commentary

China’s president will begin U.S. visit at Paine Field

EVERETT — The last time a president of China came to town there was a party going on at Paine Field.It was April 2006. President Hu Jintao was feted at a luncheon in a decked-out Future of Flight museum. He

Date: 09/20/2015 | Local News

Boeing says it will make 747 panels, but for whom?

EVERETT — The Boeing Co. says it plans to start making 747 fuselage panels in Georgia by 2018.But for whom?The line's current order backlog will only last another couple years at current production rates, which Boeing has already cut three times in recent...

Date: 09/17/2015 | Aerospace Blog

How a Huey helicopter gets around

The FHC is always on the move. With so many aircraft, they are always getting switched from place to place. One might wonder, how do we move the Huey? The heavy helicopter is on skids after all … Staffers attach a set of wheels to the skids near the helicopter’s center of...

Date: 09/17/2015 | Flight Paths

What his visit means

Chinese president’s U.S. trip includes Boeing in Everett

Date: 09/16/2015 | Business

China’s president to tour Boeing at Paine Field next week

Chinese President Xi Jinping and his delegation plans to visit Boeing at Paine Field in Everett on the first leg of a trip to the U.S., according to Gov. Jay Inslee's office.President Xi will spend Tuesday through Thursday in Seattle and also visit Microsoft's main campus in...

Date: 09/16/2015 | Business

Boeing aerial-refueling tanker’s 1st flight set for Sept. 25

EVERETT — Boeing's KC-46 aerial refueling tanker is slated to fly for the first time on Sept. 25.Since finishing fuel tests the plane has steadily progressed through ground tests that precede a first flight, said a source familiar with the program.Even so,...

Date: 09/15/2015 | Business

Airbus guns for Boeing with new factory in its home market

Airbus Chief Executive Officer Fabrice Bregier is laying plans to draw level with Boeing Co. in the United States, its rival’s home turf and the world’s largest aerospace market, starting with a new factory in Alabama.

Date: 09/14/2015 | Business

New 9/11 memorial to Flight 93 victims opens

SHANKSVILLE, Pa. — Debby Borza stood before a wall of photos of 40 people who died here on Sept. 11, 2001, and gently tapped her daughter’s face on a computer touch screen, not knowing exactly what to expect.

Date: 09/10/2015 | Nation & World

Mukilteo’s ElectroImpact to make tools for 777X wingbox

MUKILTEO — One of Snohomish County’s top aerospace suppliers, ElectroImpact has picked up another big work package on the Boeing 777X.

Date: 09/10/2015 | Business

Senegalair jet collided with Boeing 737 before crash

PARIS — French accident investigators say a Senegalair jet that crashed into the Atlantic, killing all seven people on board, had a midair collision with a Boeing 737 before the accident.

Date: 09/10/2015 | Nation & World

777 parts on Vegas runway indicate major failure

LAS VEGAS — Jet engine parts found on the Las Vegas runway where a British Airways flight aborted takeoff as the engine burst into flames indicate a rare catastrophic failure, experts said Thursday as investigators released preliminary findings and began analyzing flight data and...

Date: 09/09/2015 | Nation & World

Boeing plans to increase 767 production

EVERETT — Boeing is ramping up work on its 767 assembly line in Everett from the current 1.5 airplanes a month to 2.5 a month by the end of 2017.Demand has picked up for the twin-aisle airplane thanks to two customers — shipper FedEx and the U.S. Air Force.

Date: 09/09/2015 | Aerospace Blog

Boeing 777 catches fire in Las Vegas; minor injuries

LAS VEGAS — An engine on a London-bound British Airways jet caught fire Tuesday while the plane was preparing to take off from Las Vegas, shooting flames from the side of the jet and forcing passengers to escape on emergency slides.

Date: 09/08/2015 | Nation & World

British Airways’ Boeing 777 engulfed in fire in Las Vegas was in accident 11 years ago

It appears that the airplane that caught fire on a Las Vegas runway on Tuesday is a Boeing 777-200.

Date: 09/08/2015 | Aerospace Blog

Sen. McCain faults delays in Boeing's KC-46 tanker program

EVERETT — In an open letter last month, Sen. John McCain took the Defense Department to task for delays in Boeing's KC-46 aerial refueling tanker development program.Boeing won the bid to design the replacement for the Air Force's aging primary tanker with a fast-paced...

Date: 09/07/2015 | Business

Judge OKs Boeing retirement settlement

WICHITA, Kan. — Boeing will pay $90 million to settle a lawsuit filed by former Boeing workers over retirement and medical benefits after the sale of the company's Wichita operations.

Date: 09/04/2015 | Business Wire

Saudis seek to reload arsenal with Boeing bombs

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration has notified Congress informally that it wants to resupply Saudi Arabia with thousands of precision-guided munitions, according to two people familiar with the proposal.

Date: 09/03/2015 | Nation & World

French confirm wing part is from missing Malaysia 777

PARIS — French investigators have formally identified a washed-up piece of airplane debris found in July on a remote island in the Indian Ocean as part of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, a Boeing 777 that disappeared more than a year ago with 239 people aboard.

Date: 09/03/2015 | Nation & World

Cancellations leave Boeing with zero 747 orders in 2015

Nippon Cargo Airlines has cancelled orders for four 747-8 freighters, leaving Boeing with no net orders for 2015 so far, according to the airplane maker.The aerospace giant has seen only weak demand for...

Date: 09/03/2015 | Aerospace Blog

EdCC gets infusion of equipment thanks to Boeing deal

It's a bit of on-campus cross-pollinization: Edmonds Community College's Engineering Club is building a machine to help the Beekeeping Club get honey from hives.Former Engineering Club president Johnathan Mensonides is one of five students working this summer on the honey...

Date: 08/31/2015 | Business

Union accuses county prosecutor of unfair labor practices

EVERETT — The union that represents most Snohomish County employees has filed a formal complaint accusing Prosecutor Mark Roe of unfair labor practices.Roe said he was looking out for his employees and the public when he argued against a new union contract he fears...

Date: 08/28/2015 | Local News

Giant autoclaves make their way to Boeing wing factory

EVERETT — The giant blue tubes inched across the overpass on Highway 526 connecting Boeing’s plant and its flight line at Paine Field. Safely across, they continued toward their final destination — a 1.2 million-square-foot factory that makes the 777X’s huge carbon-fiber, composite-material wings.

Date: 08/28/2015 | Business

Boeing layoffs linked to Export-Import Bank

LOS ANGELES — Boeing Co.’s planned layoffs in California, announced this week, have revived concerns that the aerospace industry may suffer if Congress doesn’t renew its support for the U.S. Export-Import Bank.

Date: 08/27/2015 | Business Wire

Firm design for 777X

Boeing locks in the specs, a major milestone

Date: 08/27/2015 | Business

Enough with the shutdown games

About the time kids start returning to school following the Labor Day holiday Sept. 7, the nation's senators and representatives will return to Washington, D.C., as Congress reconvenes after a recess of more than a month.It has a significant list of items to accomplish, many...

Date: 08/27/2015 | Editorials

Korean Air takes possession of 747-8s

EVERETT — Korean Air on Tuesday became the first airline to receive the passenger and freighter versions of Boeing’s 747-8.

Date: 08/25/2015 | Aerospace Blog

Boeing sees booming Chinese demand for new planes

While concerns about China’s economy contributed to massive sell offs in U.S. stock exchanges on Monday, Boeing increased its outlook for that country’s demand for new airplanes over the next 20 years.

Date: 08/25/2015 | Aerospace Blog

Flying Fortress at Paine Field

B-17 flight brings back memories for Arlington's Art Unruh

Date: 08/25/2015 | Local News

Prepare for Highway 526 closure Wednesday

EVERETT — Highway 526 near Airport Road and Paine Field is set for closure from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 26, while Boeing moves a large piece of equipment from Paine Field to the Everett plant. The work is scheduled to avoid peak Boeing traffic hours. A signed detour via...

Date: 08/24/2015 | Street Smarts

Engine concern diverts 767 to Vegas

LAS VEGAS — An airport official said a commercial airliner bound from New York to Los Angeles made an unscheduled stop in Las Vegas after pilots reported a concern about an engine.

Date: 08/20/2015 | Nation & World

Report says 2013 Boeing 787 fire was caused by crossed wires

LONDON — British aviation investigators reported Wednesday that a 2013 fire on a Boeing 787 Dreamliner started in a battery for the plane’s emergency locator transmitter — a finding that triggered recommendations to improve safety on similar battery-powered equipment on planes.

Date: 08/19/2015 | Business Wire

EvCC enters a race for Mars

Students to compete in developing a red-planet drone

Date: 08/19/2015 | Business

Boeing says KC-46 tanker’s first flight further delayed

EVERETT — Boeing’s new aerial refueling tanker, the KC-46A Pegasus, won’t fly until late September or early October following a chemical mix-up last month that damaged the plane’s fuel system, a company spokesman said Monday.

Date: 08/17/2015 | Aerospace Blog

I-5 bridge closures account for Boeing

The Washington State Department of Transportation has created a website with detailed closure information for the I-5 expansion...

Date: 08/17/2015 | Street Smarts

Judge: Spokane mayor cannot stop ‘family wage’ initiative

SPOKANE — A Superior Court judge has denied Spokane Mayor David Condon’s request to stop a community group’s ballot measure from appearing in the November election.

Date: 08/14/2015 | Northwest

Wanted: Twentysomethings for friendship ‘up north’ in Everett

Teresa Konopka is an airplane design safety engineer. Her Boeing job in Everett is demanding, but not all-consuming.The 24-year-old, who lives in Lynnwood, has some time for fun. Her aim is to spend that precious leisure time making...

Date: 08/14/2015 | Local News

Threat of Boeing job moves might not be just a bluff

Was former Boeing CEO Jim McNerney’s implied threat of moving jobs overseas if the U.S. Export-Import Bank isn’t reauthorized simply bluster?

Date: 08/13/2015 | Aerospace Blog

Spirit Aero finishes first Boeing 737 MAX fuselage

Spirit Aerosystems has completed the first Boeing 737 MAX fuselage at its Wichita plant. The fuselage will eventually move to Boeing's Renton plant, which will assemble both the 737 Next...

Date: 08/13/2015 | Aerospace Blog

Boeing is looking at improving its Everett-built 767 jet, exec says

There is still a market for Boeing’s 767, the company’s Chief Financial Officer Greg Smith said Wednesday at Jefferies Global Industrials Conference.

Date: 08/12/2015 | Aerospace Blog

Missile parts found in probe of Ukraine 777 crash

An international team of criminal investigators is inspecting missile parts recovered from the eastern Ukraine site of last year’s crash of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 in hopes of determining who is responsible for downing the plane, killing all 298 people on board.

Date: 08/11/2015 | Nation & World

How WWII shaped Boeing

War was key to jet-age dominance

Date: 08/09/2015 | Business

Start date of Everett schools awaiting contract negotiations

EVERETT — School starts in about a month for most kids in Snohomish County.That's probably the case in Everett Public Schools as well, but when exactly the first day of school will be is still up in the air.That's because the start date is subject to...

Date: 08/08/2015 | Local News

Aerospace is a focus for state trade mission to Japan and Korea

OLYMPIA — State officials and business leaders are heading to South Korea and Japan this month to boost Washington’s aerospace industry, as well as other industries.

Date: 08/08/2015 | Business

Zodiac Aerospace restarts Newport plant following explosion

NEWPORT — Zodiac Aerospace’s Newport plant is getting back to work three weeks after an explosion injured five and shut the facility down, the company said Friday.

Date: 08/07/2015 | Aerospace Blog

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