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Boeing 767s Ordered To Be Inspected By FAA

Boeing 767s Ordered To Be Inspected By FAA

By Toni Matthews-El January 27, 2014

Boeing 767s are typically known to be among the safest planes today, and are the most popular planes in the air. The plane’s reputation may be sparkling, but the Federal Aviation Administration is taking no chances. The organization is ordering …

DARPA Just Spent $26M... On Anti-Missile Laser Beam DARPA Just Spent $26M... On Anti-Missile Laser Beam
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According to an article in Military & Aerospace Electronics, the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has given a total of $26 million in contracts to two U.S. defense companies to research a more efficient anti-missile defense system. Northrop Grumman’s …

Boeing 777X Aircraft to be Built in Multiple Locales Boeing 777X Aircraft to be Built in Multiple Locales

Since its inception in the 1910′s, Boeing airplanes have been designed, engineered, and constructed in the Puget Sound area of Washington. Over the years, Boeing has established factories in several other locations in order to produce more parts, but the …

Boeing 747 May Get 86′d in the Years to Come Boeing 747 May Get 86′d in the Years to Come

The Boeing 747 Jumbo Jet has been hailed as a double-decker revolution in air travel that shrank the globe by the Associated Press, yet even Arsenio Hall seems able to offer one as a (seemingly unattainable) prize on his new …

Airbus Lands Historic Deal with Japan Airlines Airbus Lands Historic Deal with Japan Airlines

Boeing found itself losing its essential monopoly on the Japanese aerospace market Monday morning as Japan Airlines (JAL) signed a deal with Airbus worth $294.5 billion. The deal is for 31 wide-body A350 jets, with the future option to purchase …

Boeing Dreamliner: What is Being Done About Issues? Boeing Dreamliner: What is Being Done About Issues?

Boeing is taking responsibility for improving reliability in its 787 Dreamliner, which has had many issues in past months, according to Reuters. The most recent of these being a plane, from Poland’s LOT airline, that had to make an emergency …

F-15 Silent Eagle Rejected by South Korea F-15 Silent Eagle Rejected by South Korea
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Reuters via the CS Monitor reported today that South Korea has voted down a bid from Boeing to sell the country 60 F-15 Silent Eagles in favor of starting the process again to get a better fighter. Although the F-15 …

Last Boeing C-17 Delivered To U.S. Air Force Last Boeing C-17 Delivered To U.S. Air Force

The well-known aerospace corporation Boeing has had a long relationship with the United States Air Force since the Cold War, and it is also a big supplier of planes to the Air Force as well. This past Thursday marked a …

Boeing 787 Dreamliner Fire a ‘Serious Incident” Boeing 787 Dreamliner Fire a ‘Serious Incident”

Britain’s Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB) classified the fire that started on a Boeing 787 Dreamliner at Heathrow Airport in London on Friday as a “serious incident.” The “serious incident” classification is a step below an “accident” on the investigator’s …

"Son of Concorde" To Fly Twice As Fast As Concorde "Son of Concorde" To Fly Twice As Fast As Concorde

Until the fatal 2000 crash that signaled the beginning of the end for the Concorde, it was widely considered the pinnacle of consumer based aviation. The Supersonic plane could fly from London to New York in half the time that …

Super Secretive X-37B Space Plane To Land

After the shuttle program ended, spaceflight dominance for the United States looked to be in jeopardy. Then came the X-37B. This mini space shuttle looks like it could be the future of what we can look forward to in the …

Boeing's SUGAR Volt Concept Pushes Green Envelope Boeing's SUGAR Volt Concept Pushes Green Envelope

5 years ago at a conference on advanced aircraft technologies someone brought up the question of electric airplanes. All the engineers there laughed at the idea but Boeing took it as a challenge. They started to think about ways they …

Replacements For Air Force One In The Works
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In the latest version of the Pentagon’s aviation plans it was revealed that plans are being put in place to replace the aging planes that ferry the President around the world. The Boeing 747 varient the VC-25, has been the …

Delta Jet Rolls Off Runway In Atlanta
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It is being reported that jet sustained significant damage when it rolled off a taxiway at Hartsfield-Jackson in Atlanta which is the world’s busiest airport. Delta Air Lines spokesman Eric Torbenson tells The Associated Press mechanics were testing the engines …

Google Guys Get Another Jet
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There’s probably no truth to the following theories: Google’s starting its own airline; Google has a clandestine arrangement with NASA to set up data centers on the moon; the founders plan to hire their own Tattoo to shout "The plane! The plane!" for their own bored billionaire amusement.

Google’s Big Plane, Using NASA’s Big Runway…

Wow, I go away on vacation for one week and the media goes gaga over Google – what’s new, right?

EU Seeks To Rip Off Microsoft Again
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The European Union is at it again with their money hungry threats against U.S. based Microsoft. This time the EU suggested a fine as high as euro3 million (US$4 million) a day, claiming in a BusinessWeek article that the software company was still not offering a fair deal to rivals seeking to make Windows-compatible server products.

(This is an editorial comment by WebProNews Publisher and iEntry CEO Rich Ord)