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3 years 5 months ago

Boeing sells 10 big planes

CHICAGO (AP) - Boeing Co. says Lufthansa Cargo will buy five of its 777s, and LAN Airlines of Chile is buying five more 767s. Both planes are among Boeing's larger aircraft. The freighter version of the 777 has a list price of $269 million, making the order from Lufthansa...

4 years 2 months ago

Americans aboard airline 'miracle' crash

A Boeing 737 jetliner with 131 passengers aboard crashed on landing and broke into three pieces at a Colombian island in the Caribbean early Monday. The region's governor said it was a miracle that only one person died. Colombian Air Force Col. David Barrero said officials were investigating reports...

4 years 5 months ago

Boeing tests new jet in Colorado Springs

A new plane from Boeing made its debut in Colorado Springs this afternoon. Boeing took a test flight with its new 787 Dreamliner jet Tuesday afternoon at the Colorado Springs airport. The plane alternated landings and touch and go's for a couple of hours. Boeing says the 787 is built...

4 years 5 months ago

Lessons from the Space Station

Sixth grade students at the Jack Swigert Aerospace Academy in Colorado Springs are spending the remainder of the school year studying the International Space Station. Next week, the students will interview scientists and engineers familiar with the station as part of their project. Two engineers from Boeing and two...

4 years 6 months ago

FAA orders new inspections for Boeing 737s

Aviation regulators are ordering a new round of inspections for some Boeing 737s to catch a flaw that can cause a potentially dangerous vibration. The Federal Aviation Administration says a part can come loose in the plane's elevator, the surface on the plane's tail that points the nose up...

4 years 10 months ago

Northrop will drop out of tanker competition

Defense company Northrop Grumman says it will drop out of the running for a major Air Force tanker project valued at $35 billion unless the government changes its request for bids. Northrop Grumman President and Chief Operating Officer Wes Bush wrote to the Pentagon saying the company cannot accept the...

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