The Flying V: A futuristic aircraft set to change the way we travel

A man holds a V-shaped model aeroplane above his head and runs through a field, eventually letting go and watching as it glides a few metres above the ground. The Flying V This crude flight test was the very first step in the creation of a bold new aircraft that, its inventors say, could change … Continue reading The Flying V: A futuristic aircraft set to change the way we travel

Unraveling the mystery surrounding Ukraine Flight 752

Iran has denied that a missile hit the Ukrainian airliner which crashed on Wednesday, killing all 176 people onboard. "All these reports are a psychological warfare against Iran ... all those countries whose citizens were aboard the plane can send representatives and we urge Boeing to send its representative to join the process of investigating … Continue reading Unraveling the mystery surrounding Ukraine Flight 752

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Boeing: 737 MAX production to end in January 2020

Boeing Co is temporarily halting 737 production in January for the first time in more than 20 years as the grounding of the planemaker’s best-selling MAX after two fatal crashes looks set to last well into 2020. Boeing, which builds the 737 south of Seattle, said it will not lay off any employees during the … Continue reading Boeing: 737 MAX production to end in January 2020

Boeing moving space headquarters to Florida

  Boeing announced June 19 that it’d move its headquarters for its space division from Washington, DC to Florida — as the multinational aircraft manufacturer is shifting its focus on space exploration and commercialization. “Looking to the future, this storied Florida space community will be the center of gravity for Boeing’s space programs as we … Continue reading Boeing moving space headquarters to Florida

Boing to upgrade its 737 MAX fleet after Ethiopia Airlines crash

In the aftermath of Ethiopia Airlines crash which killed dozens of passengers, Boeing owners have suggested that the Boeing 737 Max 8 series had been certified without additional pilot training, despite changes to prior safety systems. In turn, the US House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure vowed on Wednesday to conduct a thorough investigation. The US-based manufacturer said that its Maneuvering Characteristics … Continue reading Boing to upgrade its 737 MAX fleet after Ethiopia Airlines crash