Aviation and space

Long before 737 Max crash, Ethiopian pilot warned of dangers

“It will be a crash for sure,” if a warning of flying too close to the ground came on, he said.

Boeing 737 Max likely to be grounded for months

The company has been holding a series of meetings from Miami to Moscow.

Huge firefighting Boeing 747 ready for wildfire season

It’s a converted -400 model and can dump up to 19,200 gallons of retardant or water.

Boeing says decision on new airplane will come this year

With the 737 Max crisis far from over, there was speculation that a 797 decision might be delayed.

United Airlines extends cancellation of Boeing Max flights

Southwest and American have already dropped the Max from their schedules into August.

Boeing pays $2,000 a month to park each grounded 737 Max jet

Mechanics weekly spool up the turbofans, boot up flight computers and extend and retract wing flaps.

FAA: Boeing 737 Max could be grounded until October — or later

The agency is meeting with international regulators to update them on the model’s grounding.

O’Hare plane crash that killed 258 changed air travel forever

As the DC-10 accelerated down the runway, the left engine broke away and the pilots heard a thunk.

American Air CEO: ‘We shall see’ how to get customers on Max

A full interview with airline executive will be aired Wednesday night on NBC Nightly News.

Carbon-fiber aerospace supplier plans north county plant

Boston-based Web Industries expects to employ 70 at a new manufacturing facility in Marysville.

Kirkland consultant questioned in criminal probe of Boeing crashes

Boeing has refused to acknowledge it is under criminal investigation.

Arlington gets $1.1 million for improvements to its airport

It was one of three airports in Washington and 127 nationwide to receive money from the FAA.

SpaceX is suing the government again, but it’s a secret why

The company said the suit contains “confidential and proprietary information.”

Aviation’s impact on climate is big issue in world elections

Earlier this year, European travel agencies first started to notice a drop in flight bookings.

Was pilot error a factor in the Boeing 737 Max crashes?

Some pilots say yes, but others say that view is unrealistic and reflects American aviation arrogance.

Paine Field is no ‘Sea-Tac north’: Airline service is win-win

After dire predictions, the new airport passenger terminal seems to be delivering as promised.

Boeing finishes software update for grounded 737 Max

The next big step is a certification flight with Federal Aviation Administration representatives aboard.

Alaska floatplanes collided at 3,300 feet; victims identified

None of the dead were from Washington state.

FAA chief defends handling of Boeing 737 Max safety approval

The acting administrator testified before a House subcommittee chaired by Rick Larsen, D-Everett.

Navy pilot tried to scribble out contrails depicting phallus

Two junior officers ar Naval Air Station Whidbey Island were investigated for the prank in Okanogan.