Aerospace & Defense

China Challenges Boeing, Airbus Wide-Body Market

China's Commercial Aircraft Corp. of China, better known as Comac, and Russia's United Aircraft Corp. (UAC) announced a formal agreement Monday in Shanghai to develop, build and sell a wide-body ...
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North Korea: The Country and Military by the Numbers, Update 2

Update: According to the AP: "North Korea on Sunday fired a medium-range missile, U.S. and South Korean officials said, in the latest ballistics test for a country speeding up its ...
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Boeing Delivers First 737-8, Updates KC-46A Status, Says Will Build Training Jets in St. Louis

Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) announced Tuesday afternoon that it had delivered its first 737 MAX 8 (737-8) to Malindo Air, a subsidiary of Indonesia's Lion Air. This is the first ...
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Boeing Resumes Test Flights on 737 MAX Jets

Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) revved up its test flights of the 737 MAX 8 (737-8) again on Friday in an effort to meet the company's commitment to Indonesia's Lion Air ...
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FAA to Require Engine Inspections for All 737 MAX Jets

Late Thursday afternoon, Reuters reported that the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will require that all engines currently in use on Boeing Co.'s (NYSE: BA) 737 MAX 8 (737-8) aircraft ...
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How Much Does a Boeing 737 MAX Cost?

A recent halt in flight testing of Boeing Co.'s (NYSE: BA) 737 MAX 8 (737-8) has focused attention once again on the company's bread-and-butter passenger jet. Boeing lists seven models of ...
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Boeing, GE Stocks Sag on Delayed Flight Tests of 737 MAX

A Monday afternoon report at Aviation Week sent shares of Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) down sharply. The company had suspended test flights of the new 737 MAX 8 (737-8) for ...
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Is New Chinese Plane Really a Threat to Boeing?

Last Friday, Chinese aircraft maker Commercial Aircraft Corp. of China Ltd., or Comac, completed the first test flight of its single-aisle C919 passenger jet. The new aircraft, which seats up ...
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What SpaceX Is Planning for the Next Step of Humanity

Elon Musk believes that the next stage of human advancement is on the horizon. His company SpaceX is setting its sights on Mars, but the future may be closer than ...
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Boeing’s New Air Force Tanker Still Faces Problems

When Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) reported fourth-quarter 2016 earnings in January, the company announced a $201 million charge to the KC-46A tanker program. That brought the total cost overruns on ...
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Boeing Reveals More Details on Planned 737-10

While Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) remains coy on its plans to launch a fourth version of its new 737 MAX family, the company has revealed its thinking on perhaps the ...
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Analysts Getting More Positive on Boeing for 2017 and 2018

Following the company's earnings announcement on Wednesday, shares of Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) dipped 1.9%, before recovering by the end of the day to regain about half of the dip. ...
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Why Boeing Earnings Did Not Excite Investors

Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) reported first-quarter 2017 results before markets opened Wednesday. The aerospace company posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $2.01 on revenues of $20.98 billion. In ...
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Why Lockheed Results Are Not Dragging Defense Stocks Down

When earnings and revenues and guidance all come in at lower-than-expected levels, a company's stock price usually takes some punishment. That's what's happening to Lockheed Martin Corp. (NYSE: LMT) Tuesday ...
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Boeing’s Dilemma: 1 New Airplane or 2 to Address Middle Market?

According to an exclusive report Tuesday morning from Reuters and U.S. News & World Report, Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) is nearing a decision to launch a larger version of its ...
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