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Boeing finds new problem with 787 that will delay deliveries, adding onto its struggle amid pandemic
Boeing said Tuesday it is inspecting part of the tail of the two-aisle 787 after finding that pieces were clamped together too tightly, which could lead to premature fatigue of a part called the horizontal stabilizer.
Boeing finds new 787 Dreamliner production problem
The U.S. planemaker said during fabrication of the 787 horizontal stabilizer it learned so...
Manufacturing defect leads Boeing to ground several 787 jets
Boeing Co. said that it discovered "two distinct manufacturing issues" toward th...
SpaceX veterans pass milestone in self-flying plane race
Developers of automated flying technology envision everything from small drones delivering packages to air taxis ferrying human passengers across cities. While the visions are bold, the ones that pan out will take years to materialize.
Dow ends up 2.3% as US stocks bounce from Friday rout
The broad-based S&P 500 gained 1.5 percent to 3,053.24, while the tech-rich Nasdaq Composite Index advanced 1.2 percent to 9,874.15. Major indices lost more than two percent on Friday as coronavirus case spikes in numerous southern and western states exacerbated worries the US economic recovery would be derailed.
CIC dismisses 141 RTI pleas filed by one person against Delhi LG office on ground of 'irrelevance'
The LG's office represented by noted RTI activist Subhash Agrawal said the applications have been replied to or transferred to the concerned authorities after intimating the applicant.
SpiceJet says Boeing Max compensation offer more than recognized
SpiceJet, which had 13 Boeing 737 Max jets in its fleet when they were grounded worldwide, has added 8.6 billion rupees ($117 million) as other income from compensation and related foreign exchange gains in the past five quarters, the company said.
DGCA introduces tests to check pilots for psychoactive substances
Currently, aviation staff have to go through breath-analyser (BA) checks that detects just the alcohol content in the body and not other drugs. The DGCA had last year started conducting BA test on ground staff too and have found as many as 131 violations by ground staff, ET had reported it first on February 8.
Pakistan jet grazed runway at 200 MPH without landing gear
After an abrupt descent that unnerved air-traffic controllers, the crew of the Pakistan International Airlines Corp. jet on Friday briefly put the aircraft on the runway with the wheels still up, grinding along on its two engines at a speed of more than 200 miles per hour, according to preliminary data.
DGCA extends engine replacement deadline for IndiGo neos to May-end
The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has extended the deadline for replacement of older Pratt & Whitney engines on Airbus 320 (neos) with newer ones till May 31, 2020.
Boeing executives called DGCA 'fools', 'stupid' during 737 Max plane's approval process in 2017: Documents
Boeing staffers used terms like "fools" & "stupid" for DGCA during Max's approval process, documents show.
Damning Boeing employee messages say Max 'designed by clowns'
The communications threaten to upend Boeing’s efforts to rebuild public trust in the 737 Max
AI flights to Europe, Americas avoid Iran airspace; flight timings to increase by up to 40 minutes
Due to tension between the US and Iran, which saw the US killing Iran’s top general and Iran retaliating by bombing US military base in Iraq has heightened tension in the region.
IndiGo likely to get more time to replace engines in A320 neos
The DGCA had asked the airline early November to replace older PW engines in all aircraft by the Jan end.
Boeing considers temporarily halting production of 737 Max airplanes
While the board is also studying another slowdown in output for its best-selling jet, executives are convinced a temporary pause would be less disruptive, said the person, who asked not to be identified as the discussions are confidential.