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Boeing 777

Is there a Quest for More on CNN's Coverage of MH-370

Christine Negroni | Posted 03.07.2016 | Books
Christine Negroni

Full disclosure: The Crash Detectives, my own book on the mysterious disappearance of Malaysia Flight 370, will be published by Penguin in September. ...

Air France Flight Forced To Land In Kenya Over Bomb Scare

Associated Press | Lee Moran | Posted 12.20.2015 | World

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — An Air France flight from Mauritius to Paris was forced to land in the Kenyan coastal city of Mombasa after a device suspected...

Pilot in Command: Remembering an Aviator Who Changed the World

Sabra Gertsch | Posted 10.13.2016 | 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.

Delta to Let Four 747s Fly Out of the Fleet

Christine Negroni | Posted 10.01.2014 | Travel
Christine Negroni

In a startling change of plans, Delta Air Lines today confirmed that it will retire four of its Boeing 747s beginning in September.

Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370: A Travel Writer's Thoughts

Dane Steele Green | Posted 05.24.2014 | Business
Dane Steele Green

Malaysian Airlines Flight 370 created waves that washed up on to some very different shores. There is the Malaysian government, whose self-contained a...

Sunday Roundup

Arianna Huffington | Posted 05.22.2014 | Politics
Arianna Huffington

This week, the mystery of Malaysian Airlines flight 370 took another turn when Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott announced that two objects -- one 80 feet long -- had been spotted by satellite 1,000 miles southwest of Australia. Multiple ships and planes were quickly dispatched, though the intensified search has turned up nothing so far. The story has transfixed the world, not least because of the shock that something the size of a 777 could just disappear in this era of 24/7 global surveillance. It's also tapped into our common humanity, as 26 nations are now assisting in the search. A grief-stricken mother who was carried out of a press conference on Wednesday brought the real stakes of finding the plane home. "My dear," she cried. "I don't know where my dear is -- twelve days! My son!" The media is consumed by the mystery; the families of the passengers are left to deal with the misery.

Lost in (Air)Space

Dr. Gregory Jantz, Ph.D. | Posted 05.14.2014 | Technology
Dr. Gregory Jantz, Ph.D.

Technology warps our perceptions of fast and slow and makes it harder to wait; but technology also has a positive side, which I also suspect is at play in our frustration with the pace of finding this plane.

Analysis: Boeing Paid No Federal Income Tax Last Year

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 02.20.2014 | Business

One of the largest recipients of federal government contracts paid nothing in taxes last year, according to an analysis from the Center for Effective ...

5 Lessons From the Boeing Fiasco

David Macaray | Posted 03.16.2014 | Business
David Macaray

You can't predict how a union will vote. This is especially true when it's a proud, savvy union. These IAM workers saw the Boeing offer for the sleazy power play it was and weren't going to roll over. They should be congratulated. What they did was heroic.

Cockpit Computers 9 -- Unsafe At Any Speed

John T. Halliday | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
John T. Halliday


Software Snakes on a Plane 2 -- The Phone Interview

John T. Halliday | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
John T. Halliday

Dr. Nancy G. Leveson said, "There will always be another software bug; never trust human life solely on software." This assessment is significant when Sam Fleishman asks about the Boeing 777 rogue computer.