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The Emergency Launch Abort Systems of SpaceX and Boeing Explained  SPACE.COM · 6 hours
If anything goes wrong when a crew of astronauts launches into space, their spacecraft always has a built-in abort system to help them return to Earth safely. But... more
You Can Now Build Boeing's Starliner Capsule With Cobi Toy Blocks  SPACE.COM · 7 hours
With work underway to return astronauts to space from U.S. soil, you can now piece together one of NASA's new commercial crew spacecraft using a toy... more
Boeing 737 Max has flown 135 times since grounding - CNET  CNET · 8 hours
The aircraft maker takes a big financial hit as it works on a software fix for problems tied to two deadly crashes. more
Boeing's troubled jet will cost $1 billion to fix  PHYS.ORG · 11 hours
Boeing estimates that it will spend $1 billion to fix the 737 Max and has pulled its forecast of 2019 earnings because of uncertainty surrounding the jetliner, which remains grounded... more
Boeing's troubled jet prompts it to pull 2019 forecast  PHYS.ORG · 12 hours
Boeing estimates that it will spend $1 billion to fix the 737 Max and has pulled its forecast of 2019 earnings because of uncertainty surrounding the jetliner, which remains grounded... more
Boeing 737 Max has made 135 test flights since grounding - CNET  CNET · 12 hours
The aircraft maker says it's seeing "steady progress" on a software update to fix problems that led to two deadly crashes. more
Shadow of 2 deadly crashes hangs over Boeing's 1Q earnings  PHYS.ORG · 20 hours
When Boeing releases first quarter results Wednesday, investors will be looking beyond profit and revenue numbers to clues about the fate of the company's best-selling plane and when... more
Boeing seeks to exit crisis mode as it reports results  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Under growing scrutiny from investors and regulators, embattled US aerospace giant Boeing will have a chance this week to reset the narrative as it aims to pivot from... more
Intelsat Reports Intelsat 29e Satellite Failure  ASTRO WATCH · 3 days
Intelsat S.A. has announced that the anomaly previously disclosed on April 10, 2019 has resulted in the total loss of the Intelsat 29e spacecraft.... more
Boeing faces accusations of negligence at Dreamliner plant - CNET  CNET · 4 days
A New York Times report alleges the company favored speed over safety while moving planes through production. more
Panel to review approval of Boeing 737 Max flight controls  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
A global team of experts next week will begin reviewing how the Boeing 737 Max's flight control system was approved by the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration. more
Boeing completes test flights for 737 Max software fix - CNET  CNET · 6 days
The company's CEO says the updated MCAS software is in its final form after 127 test flights. more
Lessons learnt from the drift analysis of MH370 debris  PHYS.ORG · 7 days
The precise last position of Boeing 777 of Malaysia Airlines (MH370) that disappeared from radar screens on 8 March 2014 is still unknown. Multiple large-scale search missions have failed. The... more
Boeing conducts final test flight of 737 MAX with software fix  PHYS.ORG · 7 days
Boeing has conducted a final test flight of a 737 MAX model with an updated anti-stall system prior to its certification by aviation authorities, the aerospace... more
Boeing Conducts Final Test Flight of 737 Max With Software Fix  Gadgets 360 · 7 days
Boeing CEO Muilenberg tweeted a video where he said the test flight was carried out on Tuesday, adding that test pilots have completed 120 flights with... more
Despite grounding, United Airlines still expects new 737 MAX planes in 2019  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
United Continental still expects to receive new Boeing 737 MAX planes in 2019 and does not expect a fight with the manufacturer over recovering... more
Lessons learnt from the drift analysis of MH370 plane crash debris  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
The Boeing 777 of Malaysia Airlines (MH370) has been missing for over five years. The extensive, costly, but unsuccessful search operations have stopped. Scientists have helped... more
Boeing 737 MAX changes deemed 'operationally suitable': FAA  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
The changes US aircraft manufacturer Boeing has proposed in the wake of two deadly accidents of its top-selling 737 MAX aircraft were deemed "operationally suitable," according to a draft report released by... more
Boeing crashes and Uber collision show passenger safety relies on corporate promises, not regulators' tests  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Advanced technologies deliver benefits every day. But, sometimes interactions with technology can go awry and lead to disaster. more
American Airlines to cancel 115 flights daily over 737 MAX  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
American Airlines announced Sunday it would scrap some 115 flights per day in the coming months because its fleet of Boeing 737 MAX planes is being grounded until... more
Southwest doesn't plan to use Boeing Max jets until August  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Southwest Airlines customers relaxing on Thursday evening got an email that may mean their summer vacation could be more stressful and expensive than they planned. more
Boeing to meet with US airlines over 737 MAX  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced Thursday it would meet with American commercial airlines that use the Boeing 737 MAX, which has been grounded worldwide since mid-March following two... more
Boeing 737 Max Software Update Working as Designed, CEO Says  Gadgets 360 · 2 weeks
In his first public speech since an Ethiopian Airlines 737 Max crash that killed all 157 aboard on March 10, Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg said additional tests are... more
Boeing makes 96 flights to test software on troubled Max jet  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Boeing has made 96 flights to test a software update for its troubled 737 Max jet, according to the company's CEO. more
Airbus flies into new era with change of CEO  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Frenchman Guillaume Faury takes over as CEO of European aerospace giant Airbus on Wednesday, looking to benefit from the current troubles of rival Boeing and limit potential disruption from Brexit... more
Boeing reports 19% drop in Q1 plane deliveries on MAX grounding  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Boeing on Tuesday reported a 19 percent drop in first-quarter commercial airplane deliveries as the global grounding of its 737 MAX plane hits results. more
Boeing orders and deliveries tumble as Max jet is grounded  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Orders and deliveries of Boeing's 737 Max plunged in the first quarter as the plane was grounded around the world following a second deadly crash. more
Airbus v. Boeing at the WTO: Only the lawyers win  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
The tit-for-tat legal battle between Airbus and Boeing at the World Trade Organization could, after 15 years, be fairly described as epic. more
Boeing shares slump as 737 earnings hit is weighed  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Boeing shares slumped Monday on the company's weakened profit outlook after it announced last week it will cut production of 737 planes following two deadly crashes. more
NASA Approves Extension of Boeing Starliner Commercial Crew Test Flight  SPACE.COM · 3 weeks
A day after Boeing confirmed delays in test flights of its commercial crew vehicle, NASA said that the company's crewed test flight will get an extended stay at... more
Boeing cutting production rate of troubled 737 Max jet  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Boeing will cut production of its troubled 737 Max airliner this month, underscoring the growing financial risk it faces the longer that its best-selling plane remains grounded after two deadly... more
Boeing dealing with second software problem on troubled jet  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Boeing has found another software issue that needs fixing on its 737 Max jets, and the discovery explains why the aircraft maker is delaying its schedule for getting the planes... more
Boeing Says Software Fix to Always Allow Override of Anti-Stall System  Gadgets 360 · 3 weeks
Boeing said on Thursday that a new software fix for its anti-stall system will give pilots the authority to always override the system. more
Gone in 6 minutes: an Ethiopian Airlines jet's final journey  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
From nearly the moment they roared down the runway and took off in their new Boeing jetliner, pilots of an Ethiopian Airlines flight encountered problems with the plane. more
Boeing defends 'fundamental safety' of 737 MAX after crash report  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Embattled US aviation giant Boeing on Thursday insisted on the "fundamental safety" of its 737 MAX aircraft but pledged to take all necessary steps to ensure the jets'... more
Ethiopian report says faulty sensor data led to jet crash  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
A doomed Ethiopian Airlines jet suffered from faulty readings by a key sensor, and pilots followed Boeing's recommended procedures when the plane started to nose dive but could... more
Boeing says will take 'any and all' needed safety steps after Ethiopia crash  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Boeing on Thursday said it would take "any and all" necessary safety measures to ensure the airworthiness of its jets following last... more
Boeing responds to Ethiopian Airlines 737 Max crash findings - CNET  CNET · 3 weeks
A preliminary investigation finds the flight control system known as MCAS was unintentionally activated. more
Boeing 737 MAX and the cost of a grounded fleet  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Boeing's 737 MAX fleet has been grounded by airlines around the world for the last three weeks. First flown commercially in 2017, the 737 MAX is the fourth... more
NASA approves extension of Boeing commercial crew test flight  SPACE NEWS · 3 weeks
A day after Boeing confirmed delays in test flights of its commercial crew vehicle, NASA said that the... more
Report: Crew of doomed Ethiopia jet followed procedures  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
The crew of the Ethiopian Airlines jet that crashed shortly after takeoff last month performed all of the procedures recommended by Boeing when the plane started to nose dive but could not... more
Ethiopian Airlines 737 crash report expected Thursday: sources  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Ethiopian officials on Thursday are expected to release preliminary conclusions in the probe of last month's crash of a Boeing 737 that killed 157 people, two sources told AFP on Wednesday. more
Boeing Delays Starliner Test Flights  SPACE.COM · 3 weeks
The first uncrewed test flight of the capsule to the International Space Station has slipped to August. more
More delays for Boeing's new space capsule for astronauts  CBC · 3 weeks
Boeing's new Starliner space capsule, which was supposed to head to the International Space Station last month after a series... more
Boeing confirms delay of Starliner’s first test flight  TechCrunch · 3 weeks
The Commercial Crew program is well on its way to changing the way the world accesses space, but SpaceX may hog the glory this year if rival Boeing keeps putting off the... more
More delays for Boeing's new space capsule for astronauts  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
Boeing's new space capsule for astronauts faces more launch delays; 1st test flight off until August more
Boeing anti-stall software engaged repeatedly before Ethiopian Airlines crash: sources  CBC · 3 weeks
Boeing anti-stall software on a doomed Ethiopian Airlines jet re-engaged as many as four times, after... more
Boeing delays capsule's first space test flight  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Boeing has delayed from April to August its test flight for its Starliner capsule, intended to carry American astronauts to the International Space Station. more
Boeing delays Starliner test flights  SPACE NEWS · 3 weeks
Boeing confirmed April 2 it will delay the uncrewed test flight of its commercial crew vehicle, citing a tight schedule and conflicts with another launch. SpaceNews.com more
Ethiopian 737 pilots followed Boeing guidelines before crash: WSJ  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
The pilots of the Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 MAX plane that crashed last month initially took the emergency steps outlined by the manufacturer but still could not regain control, The... more
Pentagon refuses Boeing tanker deliveries over quality issues  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
More bad news for US aviation giant Boeing: the US Air Force said Tuesday it had halted for a second time the acceptance of new KC-46 tankers due to ongoing quality issues. more
Watch the Defiant helicopter pass its first flight test video - CNET  CNET · 3 weeks
The Defiant, a joint Boeing- Sikorsky project, is one of the fastest helicopters ever made. more
Boeing, FAA say more time needed for fix of troubled 737 Max  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Boeing and U.S. aviation regulators say the company needs more time to finish changes in a flight-control system suspected of playing a role in... more
Boeing to Submit 737 MAX Software Upgrade 'In the Coming Weeks'  Gadgets 360 · 3 weeks
Boeing on Monday confirmed a statement from the US FAA that it would submit the upgrade later than previously announced. more
Ethiopian Airlines crash report due Monday: foreign ministry  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
A preliminary report from the fatal crash of a Boeing 737 Max in which 157 people died in Ethiopia will be released on Monday, the foreign ministry said. more
Financial pressure mounts to fix Boeing's troubled jetliner  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Boeing is facing mounting pressure to roll out a software update on its best-selling plane in time for airlines to use the jets during the peak summer travel season. more
Boeing anti-stall system was activated in Ethiopia crash: source  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Boeing's MCAS anti-stall system, which was implicated in the October crash of a 737 MAX 8 airliner in Indonesia, was also activated shortly before a recent accident in Ethiopia, a... more
Boeing MCAS anti-stall system was activated in Ethiopia crash: source  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Boeing's MCAS anti-stall system, which was implicated in the October crash of a 737 MAX 8 in Indonesia, was also activated shortly before a recent accident in Ethiopia,... more
Investigators believe anti-stall system activated in Ethiopia crash: WSJ  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Investigators probing the fatal crash of a Boeing 737 Max in Ethiopia have reached a preliminary conclusion that a suspect anti-stall system activated shortly before it nose-dived to the ground,... more
WTO confirms US failed to fully comply over Boeing subsidies  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
The World Trade Organization confirmed Thursday that Washington failed to fully comply with a 2012 order to halt subsidies to Boeing, marking a partial victory for rival aircraft... more
Boeing adopts 'business as usual' posture at 737 media tour  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
After two fatal crashes in five months, Boeing is trying hard—very hard—to present itself as unfazed by the crisis that surrounds the company. more
Boeing 737 Max Software Fix Unveiled, Awaits US Regulator's Approval  Gadgets 360 · 4 weeks
Boeing, in the midst of one its worst crises in years, is under pressure from crash victims' families, airlines, and lawmakers. more
Boeing unveils fix to flight system after deadly crashes  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Embattled aviation giant Boeing pledged Wednesday to do all it can to prevent crashes like the two that killed nearly 350 people in recent months, as it unveiled a fix... more
Boeing details fixes to get 737 Max flying again - CNET  CNET · 4 weeks
As Congress opens hearings on Boeing's troubled 737 Max, the company reveals how it will change the airplane following two deadly crashes. more
Southwest cuts sales outlook as 737 MAX grounding hits US carriers  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Southwest Airlines trimmed its revenue estimate Wednesday, citing flight cancellations due to the Boeing 737 MAX grounding among key factors dragging on earnings. more
Boeing unveils software fix to 737 MAX anti-stall system in wake of tragic crashes  Global News · 4 weeks
Boeing said it had reprogrammed software on its 737 MAX to prevent erroneous data from triggering an anti-stall system. more
US regulators under fire, Boeing launches charm offensive  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
The head of the US air safety agency faces harsh questions from senators Wednesday over its relationship with and oversight of Boeing, while the aerospace giant launches a charm offensive to try... more
Boeing 737 MAX is 'long way from ready', airline executive claims  Sky News · 4 weeks
With the faith of the aviation industry and the flying public in its bestselling 737 MAX aircraft on the line, Boeing is going to brief more... more
Major revamp planned for FAA's oversight process  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
America's standing as the model for aviation-safety regulation will be on trial as congressional hearings begin into the Federal Aviation Administration's oversight of Boeing before and after two deadly crashes of its best-selling airliner. more
Boeing 737 MAX makes emergency landing during US transfer: FAA  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
A Boeing 737 MAX aircraft operated by Southwest Airlines made an emergency landing Tuesday after experiencing an engine problem as it was being ferried from Florida to California,... more
Boeing holds test flights for 737 MAX fix: sources  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Boeing has flown test flights of its 737 MAX to evaluate a fix for the system targeted as a potential cause of two deadly plane crashes, two sources familiar with... more
Boeing crashes and Uber collision show passenger safety relies on corporate promises, not regulators' tests
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