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Pilot in Command: Remembering an Aviator Who Changed the World

Sabra Gertsch | Posted 10.13.2015 | World
Sabra Gertsch

He believed the B-47 Stratojet was the most elegant machine he'd ever seen and insisted it was the crown jewel of the jet age. His fearless acrobatics trained the large jet to toss a nuclear bomb, and he logged more hours flying that swept-wing wonder than any other Boeing test pilot.

United Flight Returns To Dulles After Onboard Disturbance

AP | MATTHEW BARAKAT | Posted 05.16.2015 | Business

A flight from Washington to Denver had to return to Dulles International Airport after a pilot reported that a passenger became violent, ran toward th...

FAA Orders Inspections Of Boeing 737s

Reuters | Posted 06.14.2013 | Travel

April 15 (Reuters) - The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has ordered an inspection of more than 1,000 U.S.-registered Boeing 737 jets to exami...

Long Island Man Charged With Pointing Laser At Aircraft

Newsday | By Robert E. Kessler | Posted 03.25.2013 | New York

MELVILLE, N.Y. _ The FBI arrested a Long Island man early Wednesday on charges of aiming a laser pointer at an aircraft, in the first federal prosecut...

WATCH: Southwest Debuts 737

AP | DAVID KOENIG | Posted 03.21.2012 | Travel

DALLAS -- Southwest Airlines Co. is rolling out some new, larger planes that will start hauling passengers next month. The airline introduced its fir...

Southwest Buys $19B Worth Of 737s

AP | DAVID KOENIG and SAMANTHA BOMKAMP | Posted 02.12.2012 | Travel

DALLAS — Southwest Airlines is placing a huge order for a redesigned and more fuel-efficient version of Boeing Co.'s most popular plane, the 737...

Dave Jamieson

Eight-Month Political Spat Ends | Dave Jamieson | Posted 12.09.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Bringing a months-long saga to a close, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) announced Friday that it has withdrawn a controversial...

Boeing Workers Union Approves 4-Year Contract Extension

AP | By GENE JOHNSON | Posted 12.08.2011 | Business

SEATTLE -- Applause and cheers rang out after Unionized Boeing Machinists voted overwhelmingly to approve a four-year contract extension – a dea...

More On The ANA 737 Incident: Don't Touch That Dial

Christine Negroni | Posted 12.07.2011 | Travel
Christine Negroni

A recent headline-grabbing incident in Japan is another wake-up call for accident investigators and cockpit designers alike. Listen up, Boeing.

Delta Buys 100 New Boeing Jets

Posted 10.24.2011 | Travel

Delta Airlines will add 100 Boeing jets to its fleet in the coming years, a more than $8 billion investment that will replace less efficient planes wi...

Airbus Trounces Boeing At Paris Air Show

AP | GREG KELLER | Posted 08.23.2011 | Business

LE BOURGET, France — Airbus is trouncing Boeing in the race to be the world's biggest planemaker, claiming over $72 billion dollars worth of ord...

'Miracle': How Did Only Person Die In Terrible Colombia Plane Crash?

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

(AP) BOGOTA, Colombia - Survivors say everything seemed normal as a jetliner with 131 people on board prepared to land in a storm on a Caribbean resor...

Drunk Passenger Forces Flight To Make Emergency Landing In Colorado Springs With

AP | KDVR Denver | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Military jets scrambled for a second time this week after a report of a disruptive passenger on a commercial flight. ...

Almost Nine Percent Of Southwest Airline's Fleet Using Unapproved Parts

AP | DAVID KOENIG | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

DALLAS — Federal officials say a maintenance company hired by Southwest Airlines used unapproved parts for repairs on some jets. The parts will...

Airlines Cut Legroom, Add Seats In New Planes | SCOTT MCCARTNEY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

If you thought legroom on commercial airlines was already cramped, get set to be squeezed some more. New Boeing 737-800s now being delivered to Ame...

FAA Moves To Fine Southwest Airlines

AP | DAVID KOENIG | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Federal regulators will seek a penalty of at least $3 million against Southwest Airlines Co. for failing to inspect older planes for cracks. The airl...