Aviation and space

Could it be a 737 replacement? Boeing is rethinking the 797

Some industry-watchers speculate the New Midsize Airplane might not be mid-sized at all. Boeing is mum.

Boeing posts first annual loss in more than 2 decades

The company says total costs for grounded 737 Max will surpass $18 billion.

Boeing to evict falcons from rafters of closed Renton plant

The nesting pair has lived inside the factory for four years, raising children and eating pigeons.

At last, big new Boeing 777X takes flight from Paine Field

The plane flew for the first time Saturday. “All flight controls are good, very solid,” one of the pilots reported.

Livestream here: Boeing will try to fly the 777X at 1o a.m.

The plane sat on the runway 3 hours through rain and wind before aborting its planned Friday flight.

8 ways the 737 Max is still walloping American and Southwest

Planes are more full than ever due to a shortage of them.

Boeing mulls another cut to 787 output in new threat to cash

The planemaker is grappling with low sales for wide-body aircraft in a market glutted with used models.

777X first flight rescheduled for Friday, weather permitting

The test flight is scheduled for 10 a.m., but that “is an estimate and delays can occur.”

Grounded Boeing jet holds back profits, growth at airlines

American Airlines said it canceled 10,000 flights in the fourth quarter because of the idled planes.

Boeing 777X first flight delayed until at least Friday

The program is a year behind schedule due to a problem with the plane’s General Electric engines.

Boeing’s new CEO sees 737 Max production resuming in spring

David Calhoun believes passengers will fly on the plane when they see pilots getting on board.

Boeing doesn’t expect Max to be cleared to fly until summer

That timetable would be five or six months longer than Boeing predicted for the grounded 737 late last year.

Boeing has reached out to retirees to maintain the 737 Max

Retired workers are on the job in Moses Lake. The deal lets them keep their pension benefits.

Another unsatisfied Boeing customer: the U.S. Air Force

The service has reminded the new CEO that it’s not happy with Boeing’s aerial-refueling tanker program.

Boeing has a newly discovered software problem on the 737 Max

The issue concerns a program that verifies whether monitors tracking key systems are working properly.

Southwest joins rivals in again delaying Boeing jet’s return

The airline will drop about 330 flights each weekday from its normal 4,000 daily flights.

Group finds US aircraft approval process safe, despite crashes

The committee differed sharply with legislators who are investigating Boeing and the FAA.

Boeing’s ‘very bad’ internal messages boost crash victim suits

Employees bragged about fooling the FAA about pilots needing only computer training for the new 737 Max.

Max crisis: Boeing airplane orders plunge to a 16-year low

The company reported more cancellations than new orders in 2019.

Boeing thwarted Lion Air ‘idiots’ who wanted 737 Max training

Having the pilots do simulator training would have undercut a critical selling point of the jet.

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