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Boeing Max Crisis Ruins Credibility of the FAA

Since its creation more than six decades ago, the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration has cemented a reputation as the arbiter of flight safety, with regulators around the world routinely adopting its approvals. In the wake of two deadly incidents with …

Government Isn’t Rushing Boeing 737 Max Back to Flight, FAA Chief Says

U.S. aviation regulators won’t be rushed and have no timeline on when to return Boeing Co.’s grounded 737 Max jet to flight, an official said as the government prepares to hold discussions with dozens of other nations on the plane’s …

Pilots Ratchet Up Pressure on EU Regulator to Be Tough on Boeing

European pilots stepped up pressure on the region’s air safety agency to take a strong stance in vetting U.S. plans to return Boeing Co.’s grounded 737 Max to service after two fatal crashes. The European Aviation Safety Agency needs to …

Boeing Pulls 2019 Forecast, Suspends Buybacks

Boeing is pulling its 2019 forecast over 737 Max uncertainty and says it’s suspending its stock buybacks. The aerospace giant also provided first quarter results on Wednesday that beat Wall Street’s estimates. Boeing Co. said its previously issued full-year guidance …

SpaceX Suffers Serious Setback with Crew Capsule Accident

About the photo: The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket, with the Dragon spacecraft onboard, launches from pad 39A at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Fla, Saturday, June 3, 2017. Photo courtesy of NASA. CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — SpaceX has …

Boeing Sued by Kenyan Family for Ethiopian 737 Max Crash

The family of a Kenyan man who died in a Boeing Co. 737 Max 8 that crashed in Ethiopia last month filed a complaint against the planemaker in a court in Illinois. George Kabau was an engineer with General Electric …

Boeing Has Called 737 Max 8 “Not Suitable’ for Certain Airports

Before last month’s crash of a flight that began in Ethiopia, Boeing Co. said in a legal document that large, upgraded 737s “cannot be used at what are referred to as ‘high/hot’ airports.” At an elevation of 7,657 feet — …

Boeing to Slash 737 Jet Output as Crash Halts Deliveries

Boeing Co. will cut output of its 737 jetliners by mid-April and is creating a special board panel to review safety and design after two fatal crashes prompted regulators worldwide to ground the newest and best-selling member of the aircraft …

Boeing Software Under Scrutiny as Ethiopia Prepares Crash Report

Boeing anti-stall software forced down the nose of a doomed Ethiopian jet even after pilots had turned it off, sources told Reuters on Wednesday, as investigators scrutinize the role played by technology and crew in the fatal March 10 crash. …

Rolls-Royce Blade Troubles Deepen With Latest 787 Grounding

About the photo: Fan blades of a Rolls Royce Holdings Plc Trent 1000 engine are seen on a Boeing Co. 787 Dreamliner test aircraft at the Paris Air Show in Paris, France. Photographer: Fabrice Dimier/Bloomberg Rolls-Royce Holdings Plc said it …