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There’s a new twist in Blue Angels’ air show

The sights and sounds of the Blue Angels flying their aerobatic fighter jets through August skies are a Seattle tradition – but this weekend, there are a few new twists. The biggest twist in the Boeing Seafair Air Show takes place … Continue reading

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German team wins Hyperloop race (again)

The name may have changed, but the result is the same: For the fourth time in a row, a German team registered the top speed in SpaceX CEO Elon Musk’s Hyperloop pod race for college-level engineers. The TUM Hyperloop team from the Technical University … Continue reading

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Uber shows off its latest concept for air taxis

Uber says it’s on track to start flying its first all-electric air taxis on a demonstration basis next year, with commercial service due to begin in the Dallas-Fort Worth and Los Angeles areas in 2023. It’s also planning to focus on … Continue reading

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Boeing boosts Robotic Skies drone servicing venture

Boeing’s venture capital arm is leading an investment round for Robotic Skies, a New Mexico-based startup that offers a global network of repair stations for drones. Other investors in the round include Thayer Ventures, Sun Mountain Capital and KickStart Seed Fund. … Continue reading

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Boeing says 737 MAX software update is done

Two months after a pair of catastrophic crashes led to the grounding of Boeing’s 737 MAX jets worldwide, the company says it has finished work on a software update aimed at heading off future safety issues with an automatic flight control … Continue reading

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Donald Trump gives 737 MAX advice to … Boeing?

In addition to praising Tiger Woods and pillorying Democrats, President Donald Trump had some words of advice on Twitter for Boeing, which is dealing with federal investigations in the wake of two catastrophic 737 MAX crashes. “What do I know … Continue reading

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Boeing will cut back on 737 MAX production

Boeing will reduce its monthly production rate for its single-aisle 737 jets from 52 to 42, starting in mid-April, CEO Dennis Muilenburg said today. In a statement, Muilenburg said he’s also asked the company’s board of directors to establish an … Continue reading

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