Aviation and space

Boeing altered key switches in 737 Max cockpit

That move closed an option that could have helped the Ethiopian Airline pilots regain control.

Vintage DC-3 plane is bound for Europe on D-Day anniversary

The Historic Flight Foundation’s John Sessions is flying again after a serious crash last summer.

Some fliers plan to avoid Boeing 737 Max for a year or more

A survey found that only 20 percent would immediately fly on the plane after the grounding.

The CEO of Propeller Airports takes a ground-level approach

Paine Field passenger-terminal developer Brett Smith is being honored for landing the airlines.

Boeing pressured FAA-authorized engineers on safety issues

They say the company sought to limit testing so it could meet schedules and keep costs down.

Safety was ‘a given’: Inside the boardroom amid Boeing’s crisis

The decision-making of Boeing’s board is under scrutiny after two crashes of the 737 Max.

Boeing says it didn’t tell airlines that safety alert was off

On Sunday, the company issued a statement about the “disagree light” on Boeing 737 Max models.

Experts hunt for reason why 41 died in Moscow plane fire

The pilot said the plane was without radio communications because of a lightning strike.

SpaceX confirms crew capsule destroyed in ground test

The company told reporters Friday it’s too soon to know what went wrong during the April 20 test.

Rep. Larsen’s subcommittee plans hearing on Boeing 737 MAX

The House Subcommittee on Aviation will examine the status of the plane since its March grounding.

Boeing wants to move crash lawsuits from Chicago to Indonesia

The plaintiffs say shifting the cases 10,000 miles away would lessen the company’s financial liability.

Boeing taps former federal judge to oversee crash cases

Executive vice president J. Michael Luttig was named counselor to CEO Dennis Muilenburg.

Army’s bid to cut Boeing’s Chinook helicopters meets resistance

The Senate said that halting the purchases could cost 1,000 jobs across the nation.

NASA workers warned not to share images of SpaceX explosion

“Oh no!” one voice off-camera says. The video has since been deleted.

FAA begins work to restore confidence in 737 MAX — and itself

The agency and counterpart regulators from overseas are meeting in Seattle this week to clear the air.

Pilots credited for actions in Port Townsend plane crash

The 60-year-old PT-17 fixed-wing, single-engine aircraft experienced engine failure.

Just in case: Boeing secures $1.5 billion credit line

With 737 MAX deliveries on hold, the company wants to ensure it has enough cash.

Boeing says safety alert in 737 MAX didn’t work in all planes

“The disagree alert was not operable on all airplanes because the feature was not activated as intended.”

Boeing accused of negligence in new suits by victim families

The company was sued Monday by two Canadians who lost 10 family members in the crash of a 737 MAX.

At contentious annual meeting, Boeing CEO defends 737 design

Dennis Muilenburg also took reporters’ questions — six in all — for the first time since two MAX crashes.