Dan Catchpole

Aerospace blog

By Dan Catchpole


Trump’s proposed budget better for Boeing — by $1.4 billion

The Boeing Co. came out ahead in the federal budget proposal released…

GE starts testing engine for the Boeing 777X jetliner

General Electric announced Friday that it has started certification testing for its…

Cuts continue as Boeing issues more layoff notices

EVERETT — The Boeing Co. issued more layoff notices Friday, as the…

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50 history-making years of building Boeing jets in Everett

Photo gallery: 50 years of Boeing at Paine Field in Everett EVERETT…

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Paine Field museum scores rare 1930s de Havilland airplane

MUKILTEO — One of the rarest aircraft in the world recently landed…

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Boeing delivers the first 737 MAX, to Malaysian carrier

SEATTLE — The Boeing Co. handed over the first 737 MAX to…

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Testing, certification the last big hurdle in tanker production

EVERETT — Already behind schedule, Boeing’s KC-46 aerial refueling tanker is going…

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Construction begins on Boeing delivery center in China

ZHOUSHAN, China — Construction started Thursday on the Boeing Co.’s first overseas…

Creative Boeing filed, or received 2,266 patents in 2016

EVERETT — Boeing workers were some of the most creative in the…

Plano, Texas, considers $200K grant to land Boeing office

The Boeing Co. could get $200,000 from taxpayers for putting its new…

Boeing sent 580 layoff notices to union workers in April

EVERETT — The Boeing Co. issued 580 layoff notices in April, according…

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Suppliers say Boeing plans to accelerate 737 MAX production

RENTON — In the next two years, the Boeing Co. plans to…

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Aerospace suppliers spending huge sums to boost capacity

LAKE STEVENS — The shop floor at Cobalt Enterprises in Lake Stevens…

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Boeing adds a sixth test plane to refueling tanker program

EVERETT — The Boeing Co. added a sixth test plane to its…

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Boeing sales fall, more cuts loom, shareholder payouts rise

EVERETT — Boeing executives won’t say how much longer they see the…

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Boeing lays off Washington workers; total could be hundreds

EVERETT — Friday was an unseasonably sunny day in Everett, but that…

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Boeing honors top suppliers, three are from Washington

EVERETT — Three Washington-based companies were among 13 recipients of Boeing’s 2016…

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Boeing says it plans to lay off hundreds of engineers

EVERETT — The Boeing Co. continues slashing its workforce as it seeks…

Andy Bronson / The Herald A KC-46 Pegasus tanker waits to takes its first flight at Paine Field on Sept. 25, 2015.

Production on Boeing’s KC-46 program already a year behind

EVERETT — Boeing is adding a sixth test aircraft to avoid further…

Andy Bronson / The Herald A KC-46 Pegasus tanker waits to takes its first flight at Paine Field on Sept. 25, 2015.
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Boeing deliveries were lower than expected in first quarter

EVERETT — The Boeing Co. delivered 169 commercial jets in the first…

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Lockheed Martin makes hiring push for ex-Boeing engineers

EVERETT — With hundreds of Boeing aerospace engineers out of work in…

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Smaller, more efficient 787 has been a boon for airlines

SEATAC — Virgin Atlantic started regular service between London and Seattle on…

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Some at Boeing worry new work shifts will worsen traffic

EVERETT — The Boeing Co. is streamlining its Everett factory shifts starting…

Boeing layoff tally reaches 245, more expected

EVERETT — The Boeing Co. laid off 245 workers this month, according…

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Future of Boeing’s 787 seems secure, but maybe not in Everett

EVERETT — Weak orders for the Boeing Co.’s sleek 787 Dreamliner have…

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Puzzling over the technology ban on some air carriers

The United States’ ban on certain — but not all — electronic…

Report: South Carolina workers not affected by Boeing layoff

Workers at Boeing’s plant in North Charleston, South Carolina, have not been…

Boeing plans to lay off 170 workers in region; offers buyouts

EVERETT — The Boeing Co. announced more layoffs and a new round…

Future of trade discussed at gathering in Seattle

SEATTLE — Anxious questions about the future of the United States’ trade…

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Airliner winglets help to save billions of gallons of fuel

SEATTLE — Airlines and other operators flying Boeing jets have saved billions…

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In Renton, Boeing rolls out another version of the 737 MAX

RENTON — The Boeing Co. unveiled its newest jetliner — the 737…

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Boeing has soft launch of 737 MAX 10X; woos potential customers

The Boeing Co. did a soft launch Monday of a 737 MAX…

Boeing expects its new 737 MAX 9 to roll out on Tuesday

RENTON — The Boeing Co.’s newest jetliner — the 737 MAX 9…

Boeing worker accidentally leaks info on 36,000 employees

EVERETT — A Boeing worker’s decision to email a spreadsheet home to…

Boeing expects pricing pressure from Airbus, customers

LYNNWOOD — Who makes the best airplanes? Boeing executives say their company’s…

Global trade dominates aerospace meeting in Lynnwood

LYNNWOOD — Trade-dependent businesses face an uncertain future: Will the federal government…

Aerospace leaders seek an edge at conference in Lynnwood

LYNNWOOD — Workers at the Lynnwood Convention Center are getting the place…

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NASA is testing technology to help airlines fly more efficiently

MOSES LAKE — The airplane dropped down low over Central Washington. Snow-covered…

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Boeing CEO pledges more profit, even though orders are down

EVERETT — In the next few years, the Boeing Co. faces headwinds:…

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Two aerospace advocacy groups in the state have merged

EVERETT — Two of the state’s leading aerospace advocacy groups — the…