| Nov 1, 2013
| 6:13 PM
Worried that computer hackers attacking banks and media companies could easily shift targets, the airline industry is taking preemptive steps to ensure it doesn't become the next victim.
Although the "hacking" of planes midair to bring them down is...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 5:00 AM
When Boeing Co. launched the 747 more than 40 years ago, nearly every aspect of the plane was novel.
The jumbo jet was almost three times larger than the largest aircraft flying at the time. It required four massive jet engines for power. It was so wide...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 6:19 AM
WASHINGTON -- Initial jobless claims fell for the third straight week as furloughed federal employees returned to work and the effects of the government shutdown abated, the Labor Department said Thursday.
There were 340,000 people who filed for first-...
| Oct 27, 2013
| 4:28 PM
For Wesco Aircraft Holdings Inc. in Valencia, it's all about making the right connections.
And those connections with customers are helping keep many of the world's civil, commercial and military aircraft safe in the air.
Wesco Aircraft manages supply...
| Nov 16, 2013
| 10:00 AM
MECCA, Calif. — Year after year the trucks rolled in, dumping loads of sewage sludge and contaminated dirt at a soil-recycling plant in this tiny desert community.
Thousands of deliveries were dutifully recorded in a state database. Anyone who...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 5:50 PM
Boeing Co.'s sprawling aircraft assembly plant in Long Beach is in the running to build the aerospace giant's forthcoming 777X jetliner after a machinists union in Washington state rejected a deal that would have ensured the work would stay in the Seattle...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 9:05 AM
Defense contractor Lockheed Martin on Thursday said it would cut 4,000 positions and close several facilities due to reduced government defense spending.
The Bethesda, Md.-based company said it would close plants in Pennsylvania, Ohio, Texas and...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 9:59 PM
SEATTLE — Boeing machinists in the Northwest have rejected a contentious contract proposal that would have exchanged concessions for years of secure jobs.
The International Assn. of Machinists District 751 announced Wednesday night that the...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 8:39 AM
Tesla Motors shares continued to fall Thursday as the automaker confirmed a third fire in one of its high-end electric cars and a major auto reviewer pointed out problems with its Model S luxury hatchback.
The 9%, or $13.40, decline in mid-morning...
| Nov 9, 2013
| 12:00 PM
With a martini in hand, John Cashen was deep in a discussion of military electronics, when a 747 jetliner seemed to float past in slow motion onto LAX's south runway complex.
Cashen, who pioneered the radar-evading design of the B-2 Stealth bomber,...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 2:13 PM
Tesla Motors Chief Executive Elon Musk moved Friday to put out the financial fire that resulted from when one of the electric car company’s expensive Model S hatchbacks burned up on a roadway near Seattle this week.
Writing on Tesla’s...