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737 MAX jet crash kills 157 in Ethiopia

Airlines in China and three other countries have suspended flights of their Boeing 737 MAX 8 jets in light of March 10’s catastrophic crash in Ethiopia. Ethiopian Airlines reported today that both of the “black boxes” from the 737-8 that … Continue reading

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Boeing will offer biofuel for jet deliveries

Boeing says it will begin offering airlines and operators the chance to have their jets powered by biofuel when they take off for their new homes, and Seattle-based Alaska Airlines is the first to sign up for the option. The … Continue reading

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Boeing unveils new breed of ‘wingman’ drones

Boeing is unveiling a new type of uncrewed aircraft that’s designed to fly military missions alongside piloted airplanes, known as the Boeing Airpower Teaming System. The air platform is being developed for global defense customers by Boeing Austraila, and as … Continue reading

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3 die in crash of Atlas cargo jet with Amazon link

An Atlas Air Boeing 767 cargo jet crashed today into Trinity Bay on the Texas Gulf Coast with three people on board, the Federal Aviation Administration said. “Human remains have been found on scene,” the FBI’s Houston office said. “At … Continue reading

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Boeing-Safran joint aerospace venture picks a name

The 50-50 joint venture that Boeing and Europe’s Safran aerospace company formed last year to build auxiliary power units for airplanes now has a name: Initium Aerospace. Auxiliary power units, or APUs, are onboard engines that are used primarily to start an … Continue reading

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SpaceX and Boeing space taxi trips delayed … again

NASA says the flight test schedule for space taxis designed by SpaceX and Boeing to ferry astronauts to and from the International Space Station has been stretched out further, as expected. And it wouldn’t be surprising if additional postponements occur … Continue reading

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Boeing partners with Aerion for supersonic jet

Boeing says it’s making a significant investment in Aerion to accelerate the development of the Nevada-based company’s supersonic business jet. The partnership announced today appears to be a closer tie than the relationships Aerion once had with two of Boeing’s rivals, Airbus … Continue reading

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