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World’s largest airship set to take off with Iron Maiden singer Bruce Dickinson at the helm
Advances in materials, avionics and aerodynamic design mean that we have overcome the lion's share of these obstacles.
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ANA 747 speech
All Nippon Airways retired its last Boeing 747 on Thursday, with the pilots making a flyover at the Tupelo Regional Airport .
Thu Apr 17, 2014
Atlas B744 at Santiago on Apr 16th 2014, hydraulic failure
An Atlas Air Boeing 747-400 freighter, registration N477MC performing freight flight 5Y-33 from Buenos Aires Ezeiza,BA to Santiago de Chile , was on approach to Santiago's runway 17L descending through 10,000 feet when the crew declared emergency reporting a hydraulic failure.
Korean Air A380 Hits 2 Light Poles at LA Airport
A Korean Air A380 superjumbo jet hit two light poles while taxiing to its gate at a remote end of Los Angeles International Airport with hundreds of passengers aboard.
Space shuttle carrier plane heads out on Texas convoy
A Boeing 747 that gave piggyback rides to space shuttles is about to hit the road one last time.
The Wichita Eagle
Spirit AeroSystems, Boeing finalize supply contract
Spirit AeroSystems has finalized a new long-term supply agreement with Boeing, which covers pricing for the structures Spirit builds for Boeing commercial airplanes, according to a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
Boeing Realigns Engineering to Enhance Customer Support
"We're creating a single location for customer support at the to create a site dedicated to a superior customer experience.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
Dreaming big in Boeing's jumbo factory
The plane maker operates the biggest factory in the world - just don't mention the parking to its 40,000 staff Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature.
The News Tribune
Boeing delivers 8,000th 737 to United Airlines
Just two years after Boeing delivered its first 737 airliner, orders were so poor that the company seriously considered shutting down production of the twin jet.
In Their Own Words: Cylance Founder And CEO Stuart McClure
If you are familiar with the world of computer and network security , there is a very good chance you are familiar with Stuart McClure.
Museum of historic wonders for fundis
Don't get me wrong I love Europe. The sense of history, culture and food means any visit is a multifaceted experience.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
747 Shuttle Carrier Makes Big Move to Space Center Houston
"Even in a state as big as Texas, a move of this size is unprecedented," said Houston Mayor Annise Parker.
Solar plane set to circle globe
Their CVs combined look like the envy of all bona fide air adventurers. Pioneering ultralight aircraft? Been there.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Spirit AeroSystems, Boeing close in on supply deal
Boeing Co. said it has reached a partial agreement on details of a new deal with one of its largest suppliers, though after months of talks, the two sides have yet to finalize a long-term pact for key parts of its main commercial jet programs.
Why Boeing's 787 Is to Norwegian What Boeing's 747 Was to People Express
As controversial low-fare carrier Norwegian Air Shuttle prepares to operate New York-London service, an inevitable comparison is with People Express, which first showed the world how attractive low-cost New York-London service could be --- and how it could be offered by jamming seats into the latest model Boeing On May 26, 1983, People Express ... (more)
Sun Apr 13, 2014
Great Falls Tribune
Aircraft manufacturing in Helena takes off
Born in Bozeman and raised in Whitefish, Eric Smith graduated from Montana State University.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
Swiss Unveil New Solar Plane For Global Fight
The Swiss-made airplane built for the first round-the-world solar flight has wings longer than a Boeing 747 jumbo jet yet weighs only about as much as a large car.
Missouri To Deploy Ear-Splitting LRAD Sound Cannons To Deter Speeders
Good news! For people that like speeding in work zones! The Missouri Department of Transportation just acquired two Long Range Acoustic Devices, or LRADs, to blast incredibly loud noises at drivers as they speed past construction sites.
Why Air France-KLM Might Want to Ditch Its Freighter Fleet
Still, express cargo units are generally a high-margin, specialized business that many, many international airlines with large fleets find lucrative despite the economic cycles.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Milwaukee Courier Online
"Families of airline victims must fight fading attention"
Millions of dollars, international effort, and anguish surround the search for Malaysia's Flight 370.