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Walt Gillette with his wife Saundra Cope at their home in Everett on October 2, 2020.  Walt was a lead engineer on the 787. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

787 will always be part of Everett story, lead engineer says

Walt Gillette and Saundra Cope are now Boeing retirees with focus on local arts, culture and children.

 

A Boeing 737 MAX takes off from Boeing Field in Seattle on Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2020.  FAA chief Steve Dickson, a pilot who flew for the military and Delta Air Lines, was expected to sit in the captain’s seat during a two-hour flight.   The Max has been grounded since March 2019, after the second crash. (Mike Siegel/The Seattle Times via AP, Pool)

Commentary: FAA’s certification process needs its own review

Here’s how to fix what went wrong with the agency’s approval of the changes made for Boeing’s 737 Max.

 

Herald staff photo by Michael O'Leary 070807DREAMLINER - The first Boeing 787 is swarmed by the crowd attending the roll out of the plane at the Boeing assembly facilty.

Editorial: Keep the lights on for aerospace in Everett

Boeing’s decision to end production of the 787 here stings, but won’t halt hopes for the region’s future.

 

Top (L-R): Maria Cantwell, Jay Inslee, Rick Larsen, Dave Somers. Bottom (L-R): Ray Stephanson, Patty Murray, Cassie Franklin, Suzan DelBene.

Boeing’s decision derided as disappointing and misguided

Civic leaders vow to continue supporting aerospace fims and bring 787 production back to Everett.

Top (L-R): Maria Cantwell, Jay Inslee, Rick Larsen, Dave Somers. Bottom (L-R): Ray Stephanson, Patty Murray, Cassie Franklin, Suzan DelBene.
Lawmakers rip FAA for not disclosing documents on Boeing Max

Lawmakers rip FAA for not disclosing documents on Boeing Max

A senator said the FAA hasn’t to respond to more than half of his committee’s requests for documents.

Lawmakers rip FAA for not disclosing documents on Boeing Max
Boeing terminates $4.2 billion deal with Embraer

Boeing terminates $4.2 billion deal with Embraer

Boeing cited an inability to agree on final terms. Embraer accused Boeing of bad faith in the negotiations

Boeing terminates $4.2 billion deal with Embraer
Boeing capsule returns to Earth after aborted space mission

Boeing capsule returns to Earth after aborted space mission

Managers will review all the data before deciding whether to do another test flight or go straight to flying astronauts.

Boeing capsule returns to Earth after aborted space mission
FAA chief meets Boeing officials, tries out 737 Max simulator

FAA chief meets Boeing officials, tries out 737 Max simulator

The FAA declined to say how the updated anti-stall software performed during Stephen Dickson’s session.

FAA chief meets Boeing officials, tries out 737 Max simulator
Delta’s CEO expects Boeing will go ahead and build the ‘797’

Delta’s CEO expects Boeing will go ahead and build the ‘797’

The carrier’s CEO dangled the possibility of hundreds of jet sales if Boeing proceeds with the midrange jet.

Delta’s CEO expects Boeing will go ahead and build the ‘797’
Everett and Boeing agree on a new way to measure traffic

Everett and Boeing agree on a new way to measure traffic

Data will be used to propose a new system for determining whether and when the company should pay.

Everett and Boeing agree on a new way to measure traffic
Boeing faulted for public response on 737 Max crisis

Boeing faulted for public response on 737 Max crisis

Many of its image wounds are self-inflicted, aviation observers and industry officials argue.

Boeing faulted for public response on 737 Max crisis
A Boeing 737 MAX 7 takes off on its first flight, Friday, March 16, 2018, in Renton, Wash. (AP Photo/Jason Redmond)

Pilots ‘completely in the dark’ on 737 control override lack

Boeing did not prominently warn pilots of the change, which may have contributed to a deadly crash.

A Boeing 737 MAX 7 takes off on its first flight, Friday, March 16, 2018, in Renton, Wash. (AP Photo/Jason Redmond)
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