An Olympic first: Cardboard beds for Tokyo Athletes Village

Tokyo Olympic athletes beware —…

 

Boeing papers show employees slid 737 Max problems past FAA

In one exchange, an employee told a colleague they wouldn’t let their family ride on a 737 Max.

 

Iran denies downing plane, invites Boeing to investigation

Iranian officials asked the U.S. and Canada to share their evidence of a missile hitting the jetliner.

 

Iranians shot down airliner, Western leaders declare

The crash happened just hours after Iran launched a missile attack against bases housing U.S. troops.

Iran says engine fire brought down Boeing 737, killing 176

The flight was en route to Ukraine when a fire apparently struck one of its engines.

Iran abandons nuclear deal limits after US kills general

Iran insisted in a state TV broadcast it remained open to negotiations with European partners.

  • Jan 5, 2020

2 dead, 1 hurt in shooting at church near Fort Worth, Texas

Authorities have not released any details about what led to the shooting.

  • Dec 29, 2019

Boeing documents sent to Congress called ‘very disturbing’

The records appear to show efforts to ensure production plans “were not diverted by regulators.”

Thousands mark Christmas in West Bank town of Bethlehem

The Church of the Nativity, where Christians believe Jesus was born, hosted people from around the world.

  • Dec 24, 2019

FAA concerned over pressure by Boeing for quick return of Max

The grounding of the 737 jet after the two crashes is costing the planemaker and airlines billions.

Qantas chooses Airbus over Boeing for ultra-long-range plane

Boeing’s disadvantage was the fading chance of its 777-8X being available in time.

After first crash, FAA analysis predicted 15 more Max crashes

Yet the regulator did not ground the plane until a second deadly crash five months later.

A change in a 787 safety system prompts regulatory whiplash

Boeing removed some lightning protections, which the FAA resisted, then approved — then questioned again.

FAA to create new safety branch after Boeing 737 Max crashes

The regulator has been criticized for delegating oversight of Boeing planes to the company itself.

Former Boeing manager in Renton warned about 737 Max problems

The senior manager said a push to increase production of the plane created a “factory in chaos.”

Boeing books first firm orders of 2019 for grounded 737 Max

Net orders for all Boeing models in 2019 rose to negative 84. Airbus logged 718 net orders in 2019.

Accidental shootings by police expose training shortfalls

Accidental shootings have happened in recent years at agencies small and large and at all levels.

  • Dec 9, 2019

Flight chief at Horizon Air alarmed at pilots’ safety culture

One flight out of Paine Field in Everett discovered a 4.5-ton discrepancy in weight after take-off.

FAA seeks to fine Boeing $3.9 million for faulty jet parts

The action covers critical parts on Boeing 737s that were “more prone to fatigue and failure.”

FAA issues updated equipment rules for Boeing’s 737 Max jet

The public will have 30 days to comment on the document, which was posted on the FAA’s website.