55 min ago
The Sand Trap
New Member from Sammamish, WA and Glendale, AZ
Looking forward to chatting with you all on occasion. I retired last year from Boeing with 28 years as an senior avionics engineer.
5 hrs ago
McNerney: Boeing will squeeze suppliers and cut jobs
Boeing Chief Executive Jim McNerney, acknowledging that "I'm sounding like Darth Vader here," touted plans Wednesday to reduce costs by squeezing suppliers hard and cutting jobs across the company.
Wed May 22, 2013
China Airlines B744 at Atlanta on May 19th 2013, flap separated from wing
A China Airlines Boeing 747-400 freighter, freight flight CI-5254 from Anchorage,AK to Atlanta,GA , was on approach to Atlanta's runway 27R when one of the trailing edge flaps separated from the wing.
The Globe and Mail
Fed officials want more progress before bond tapering: minutes
Many Federal Reserve officials earlier this month wanted to see more evidence that the U.S. economy was recovering before shifting toward a tapering of their bond purchase program, the Fed said on Wednesday.
Virgin Atlantic to increase Glasgow to Florida capacity by 14,000 seats
Virgin Atlantic announced the increase in capacity of more than a third after it confirmed it would use a Boeing 747 plane for its 2014 programme.
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Peter Hartman, President and CEO of KLM and James Hogan, President and CEO of Etihad Airways celebrate the launch of Etihad Airways' flights between Abu Dhabi and Amsterdam Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, and KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, have entered the second phase of their strategic partnership following the launch ... (more)
Tue May 21, 2013
Malaysian National News Agency
Boeing Begins Certification Testing on 747-8 Performance Improvements
A Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental successfully completed its first test flight this week with a package of performance improvements including enhanced GE engines.
Air Culinaire Expands European In-Flight Catering Operations
Company opens satellite kitchen at Stansted Airport and adds new equipment in London and Paris to serve wide-body aircraft.
Tim Peake: Britain's new astronaut and his bizarre training
If six months in orbit 230 miles from earth sounds like a challenge, take a look at the bizarre lengths astronaut Tim Peake has already gone to in his training.
The Motley Fool
Could These Air Cargo Companies Soar?
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Mon May 20, 2013
Budget cuts pare real-time volcano monitoring
Scientists monitoring Alaska's volcanoes have shut down stations that track eruptions in real time and put off repairing seismic equipment because of federal budget cuts -- moves that could delay getting vital information to pilots and emergency planners.
Boeing puts BBJ 3 on display at EBACE
Boeing Business Jets displayed a BBJ 3 for the first time at the 2013 European Business Aviation Conference and Exhibition in Geneva, Switzerland.
Sat May 18, 2013
Defence Industry Daily
Royal Guard: LAIRCM Systems for Oman & Qatar's VVIP Jets
On May 15/13, the US DSCA announced a pair of official export requests to provide and install Northrop Grumman's AN/AAQ-24 Large Aircraft Infrared Countermeasures , for use on Oman and Qatar's royal flight VVIP jets.
VIDEO: Plane catches fire on landing in Russia
Moscow's Vnukovo Airport was temporarily closed after a Boeing 747 plane carrying about 140 people caught fire upon landing, This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets enabled.
Fri May 17, 2013
Maine To Launch Offshore Floating-Turbine Prototype
In early June, the University of Maine will launch a small-scale offshore demonstrator of a floating wind turbine, fabricated in its lab with a lightweight concrete foundation and composite tower.
Thu May 16, 2013
The Globe and Mail
The simmering stew of income inequality
The new revolt of the masses. 'Can capitalism survive?' is one of the trendiest conference topics among red-blooded capitalists and left-leaning professors alike.
The Globe and Mail
Stock to watch: Argent Energy an 'off-the-radar' yield gusher
This Wednesday, May 9, 2012, file photo, shows a drilling rig near Kennedy, Texas.
55 years of presidential jets
The U.S. Air Force ordered its first three Boeing jets for the president and other high-ranking officials 55 years ago, on May 15, 1958.
Wed May 15, 2013
Son of EAA Director Emeritus Solos in Grandpa's Stearman
May 15, 2013 - Cormac Siegfried, son of EAA Director Emeritus Rand Siegfried, successfully completed his first solo flight in a powered aircraft on May 5 in his grandfather Robert "Old Bob" Siegfried's Boeing Stearman PT 17, the iconic World War II trainer.