Aviation and space

Boeing’s grounded 737 Max scores 2nd order at Dubai Airshow

Airlines are likely negotiating competitive prices. Airbus, meanwhile, secured $30 billion in deals.

 

Tests on Boeing ‘Greenliner’ part of effort to cut emissions

Etihad’s 787 has been described as a flying laboratory for testing that could benefit the entire industry.

 

Boeing says it has to ‘re-earn’ public’s trust after crashes

The company expects FAA approval in January for a new pilot-training program around the changes.

 

A Boeing Co. 777 airplane is shown on the assembly line, Monday, June 12, 2017, in Everett, Wash. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Boeing’s humans step in after robots fumble 777 jet assembly

There are no plans for any changes in staffing for the jetliners, which are manufactured in Everett.

A Boeing Co. 777 airplane is shown on the assembly line, Monday, June 12, 2017, in Everett, Wash. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Leader of pilots’ union blasts Boeing’s ‘arrogance and greed’

He says Southwest Airlines should consider buying planes elsewhere.

Boeing orders, deliveries continue to sag with Max grounding

The company delivered 20 commercial planes last month, including 12 for the 787,

‘Lunar dirt, rocks and legacy’: A NASA geologist looks back

Grant Heiken, now retired on Whidbey Island, helped analyze moon rocks during project Apollo.

Boeing details steps needed to get grounded Max jet flying

It expects approval to deliver planes to airlines in December and to resume flying in January.

After Lion Air crash, Boeing upheld its flight control system

The Max was considered safe until 12 weeks later, when 157 people died in a similar crash in Ethiopia.

Southwest pushes back return of troubled Boeing Max, again

The airline said Friday that it will keep its Max out of its schedule until March 6.

FILe - In this May 8, 2019, file photo, a Boeing 737 MAX 8 jetliner being built for Turkish Airlines takes off on a test flight in Renton, Wash. Representatives from more 30 countries met with Federal Aviation Administration officials Thursday, May 23, to hear the U.S. regulator’s approach to determining how soon the Boeing 737 Max can resume flying after two crashes that killed 346 people. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)

Delays in Boeing Max return began with simulator near-crash

Testing in June led to an extensive redesign of the flight computers that has dragged on for months.

FILe - In this May 8, 2019, file photo, a Boeing 737 MAX 8 jetliner being built for Turkish Airlines takes off on a test flight in Renton, Wash. Representatives from more 30 countries met with Federal Aviation Administration officials Thursday, May 23, to hear the U.S. regulator’s approach to determining how soon the Boeing 737 Max can resume flying after two crashes that killed 346 people. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)
FILE - In this Friday, March 31, 2017, file photo, Boeing employees walk the new Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner down towards the delivery ramp area at the company’s facility in South Carolina after conducting its first test flight at Charleston International Airport in North Charleston, S.C. The Boeing Co. reports earnings, Wednesday, April 26, 2017. (AP Photo/Mic Smith)

New safety issues raised on Boeing 737 Max and 787 Dreamliner

A change to the Dreamliner removed copper foil from the wings that protected against lightning strikes.

FILE - In this Friday, March 31, 2017, file photo, Boeing employees walk the new Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner down towards the delivery ramp area at the company’s facility in South Carolina after conducting its first test flight at Charleston International Airport in North Charleston, S.C. The Boeing Co. reports earnings, Wednesday, April 26, 2017. (AP Photo/Mic Smith)

With help from business, Everett passenger service takes off

Count Funko among the fans of Paine Field flying. Meanwhile, where next? Chicago or Dallas, anyone?

Rolls-Royce says 787 Dreamliner engine fix will be costly

An improved blade for the latest version of its Trent 1000 turbine won’t be ready until 2021.

Grounded Boeing jet hits another pothole in path to return

Regulators want the company to revise documentation of its proposed fixes to software on the 737 Max.

American Airlines CEO upbeat about return of Boeing Max jets

Boeing expects the FAA to approve the plane’s return to service by year-end.

Boeing’s embattled CEO vows to see 737 Max crisis through

Dennis Muilenburg said he’d thought about resigning, but still wants to be CEO three years from now.

Boeing chairman says CEO won’t get bonus until Max flies

David Calhoun said the board believes Dennis Muilenburg “has done everything right” in dealing with two crashes.

Boeing calls spacecraft abort test a success; 1 chute failed

It demonstrated that the Starliner spacecraft could carry astronauts to safety if something were to go wrong.

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