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Boeing to end C-17 airlifter production in 2015

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Boeing Co. announced Wednesday that it will end production of its C-17 Globemaster III military cargo jet and close the final assembly plant in Long Beach in 2015, putting as many […]

09/18/2013

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Final C-17 to be delivered to USAF on Thursday

LONG BEACH (CNS) – An end of an era is approaching, as the final C-17 to be built for the U.S. military is nearing completion at a historic Long Beach aircraft manufacturing plant, it was […]

09/09/2013

Site of Boeing 777 Asiana Airlines flight 214 that crashed while landing at the San Francisco International Airport. (National Transportation Security Board / AP Photo)

Suit cites seatbelts in San Francisco plane crash

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Three San Francisco Bay Area families have sued Boeing over the deadly crash of Asiana Airlines Flight 214, alleging that coach passengers suffered more serious injuries than business class travelers because […]

08/09/2013

General view of the Air Ethiopian Boeing 787 Dreamliner 'Queen of Sheba' aeroplane, on the runway near Terminal 3, at Heathrow Airport, London, Friday July 12, 2013. (AP Photo/Sang Tan)

FAA wants Dreamliner transmitters inspected

WASHINGTON (AP) — Airlines should inspect the emergency locator transmitters of all Boeing 787 “Dreamliners,” the Federal Aviation Administration urged Friday following a fire earlier in the week aboard one of the airliners while parked […]

07/21/2013

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Japan Airlines Dreamliner safely returns to Boston

BOSTON (AP) — A Japan Airlines flight to Tokyo’s Narita Airport returned to Boston’s Logan Airport on Thursday because of a possible fuel pump issue on the Boeing 787 aircraft. It’s the latest trouble for […]

07/18/2013

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Dreamliner issues reported at 2 UK airports

LONDON (AP) — Two Boeing 787 Dreamliner planes ran into trouble in England on Friday, with a fire on one temporarily shutting down Heathrow Airport and an unspecified technical issue forcing another to turn back […]

07/12/2013

Unmanned Aerial Vehicle SkySeer, autonomous drone aircraft used for surveillance and reconnaissance. (AP Photo)

Oregon drone mission: Keeping spuds happy

HERMISTON, Ore. (AP) — Experiments have begun in Oregon aimed at using the unmanned aircraft known as drones to keep potatoes happy. The Federal Aviation Administration recently authorized the use of drones to fly over […]

06/26/2013

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FAA: Boeing 787 diverted over low oil indicator

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A United Airlines Boeing 787 flying from London to Houston was diverted to Newark, N.J., on Thursday because of a low engine oil indicator. The Federal Aviation Administration said that United […]

06/20/2013

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No remains found near suspected 9/11 airplane part

NEW YORK (AP) — Police used a pulley system on Wednesday to remove a suspected 9/11 plane part from between two buildings near the World Trade Center site, and the medical examiner said no potential human remains had been found there.

05/01/2013

Wing part from one of the airplanes that crashed into the World Trade Center on September 11th, 2001, New York City. (AP Photo)

Jet part found last week in NYC is from wing

NEW YORK (AP) — Authorities now say a 5-foot part that’s believed to be from a hijacked 9/11 World Trade Center jetliner came from a wing.

04/29/2013

World Trade Center remains (AP Photo)

NYPD: Part of 9/11 plane’s landing gear discovered

NEW YORK (AP) — Police say a piece of landing gear believed to be from one of the planes destroyed in the Sept. 11 attacks has been discovered wedged between two New York City buildings.

04/26/2013

Boeing 787 Dreamliner (AP Photo)

FAA approves resumption of Boeing 787 flights

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal officials have accepted Boeing’s revamped battery system for its beleaguered 787 Dreamliners and intend to lift a 3-month-old order grounding the planes.

04/19/2013

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