| 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...
| 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...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 7:22 PM
Boeing Co. said it has signed a record-breaking number of customer orders and commitments for the 777X, the aerospace giant's new twin-aisle commercial jet.
The deals were signed the day Boeing formally launched the program at the 2013 Dubai Airshow. At...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 6:14 AM
Federal safety regulators opened a probe into a series of fires in Tesla Motors Inc. electric cars following crashes.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said Tuesday that it would investigate why two of the expensive Tesla Model S sporty...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 9:31 AM
Look! Up in the sky! It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s Superman! For many people, especially in Wichita, Kan., the hope is that it will be a big cargo plane later Thursday.
Specifically, an Atlas Air 747 Dreamlifter, a cargo plane that...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 12:10 PM
How do you get a large cargo airplane out of a small airport with a short runway in Kansas? Carefully, very carefully.
A jumbo 747 that mistakenly landed at Col. James Jabara Airport in Wichita safely took off on Thursday afternoon and headed for its...
| Nov 24, 2013
| 4:30 PM
For nearly three decades, Bailey & Partners has served as a go-to law firm for cases involving plaintiffs’ aviation work, including both aviation-related accidents and complex aviation business litigation. The firm has also achieved a substantial...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 12:32 PM
In Thursday's Pictures in the News, investigators on the eastbound 210 Freeway in Pasadena work the scene of an overnight crash involving three big rigs and several vehicles, which killed one person and injured two. Hollywood: Scattered showers on the...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 10:46 AM
The Federal Aviation Administration plans to issue a warning to airlines flying certain Boeing Co. 787 Dreamliners and 747-8 jumbo jets, advising that they avoid high-altitude thunderstorms after instances of icing.
The anticipated move comes after...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 6:02 PM
Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. Friday marked the 50th anniversary of President Kennedy's assassination. Kennedy was shot as he rode in a motorcade through Dealey Plaza in Dallas. In Virginia, the eternal flame flickers in the...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 3:27 PM
The Federal Aviation Administration is proposing a $325,000 fine against Southwest Airlines, claiming it improperly modified equipment on a small jet that has since flown more than 1,000 flights.
The fine involved an anti-icing warning system on the...