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Boeing soars on strong demand for new planes

Boeing is riding a wave of demand for new fuel-efficient planes from airlines around the globe. Now the trick is to build them fast enough. With a backlog of orders worth $344 billion, Boeing has […]

10/23/2013

In this Saturday, July 6, 2013 aerial photo, firefighters, lower center, stand by a tarpaulin sheet covering the body of a Chinese teen struck by a fire truck during the emergency response to the crash of Asiana Flight 214 at the San Francisco International Airport. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

Pilots and airline fault equipment in Asiana crash

WASHINGTON (AP) — The pilots of Asiana Flight 214, which crashed in San Francisco in July, as well as the airline, are raising the possibility that a key device that controls the Boeing 777’s speed […]

10/08/2013

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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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