| Feb 11, 2014
| 9:11 AM
CAIRO – A military transport plane carrying at least 77 people crashed in eastern Algeria, and rescuers who rushed to the scene found one survivor but confirmed the deaths of dozens of others, the state news agency said.
The aircraft, a C-130,...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 9:40 PM
A teenage passenger who was killed in the July crash landing of an Asiana Airlines jetliner was already dead when she was struck by two rescue vehicles, a report released by San Francisco airport and fire officials claims.
Ye Meng Yuan — a 16-...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 3:12 PM
About 12,000 feet above the state of Washington, aerospace giant Boeing Co. is flying a 747 jumbo jet painted in the colors of the NFL's Seattle Seahawks in the pattern of a massive “12.”
Check the flight tracker out here.
The flight is...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 11:40 AM
Aerospace giant Boeing Co. said it is going to start cranking out the company's bestselling 737 jets at its highest production rate ever.
The company, which assembles the single-aisle airliner in Renton, Wash., said it is going to build 737s at the...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 10:01 PM
Nearly a quarter of a century after it began, one of the largest legal disputes in defense industry history was finally settled with two major weapons makers agreeing to pay the federal government $400 million in goods and services.
The U.S. Court of...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 8:16 AM
The Federal Aviation Administration ordered inspections Monday of Boeing 767 jets to check for problems that could result in a "possible loss of control of the airplane," according to a notice published in the Federal Register.
Monday's order is the...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 4:16 PM
A sleek British-made drone resembling a flying arrowhead has begun test flights above an undisclosed test range in a military program that will greatly expand the country’s unmanned capabilities.
The flight details of the $302-million program were...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 8:01 AM
WASHINGTON -- Orders for airplanes, appliances and other long-lasting durable goods surprisingly dropped sharply last month, adding to some recent downbeat economic news for Federal Reserve policymakers to consider in deciding this week whether to...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 9:43 AM
A San Francisco firefighter who responded to the July 6 crash landing of an Asiana Airlines jetliner has filed a legal claim saying the city's fire department falsely identified her to the media as the person who killed a teenage crash survivor.
| Jan 29, 2014
| 5:39 PM
Despite a posting a strong fourth-quarter profit that surpassed expectations, Boeing Co.'s its shares dropped more than 5% during trading Wednesday as investors grew leery of forecasts for 2014.
The Chicago aerospace giant said its earnings —...
| Jan 19, 2014
| 6:30 AM
Regarding "Next Stop Was America," by Jane Lavere, Jan. 12: The Red Star Museum asked for stories. Here's one I sent. We'll visit the museum later this year.
My maternal grandparents, Itzig (Jacob) and Blima Dora Rebecca Haimotiz Pinkowitz, traveled...