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Russia’s First Commercial Airplane Takes Off

Russia has built its own commercial airplane. This is a potential long-term threat to Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) and Airbus which between them own the commercial aircraft business worldwide. Russia's ...
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Alaska Volcano Eruption Called Danger to Commercial Airplanes

Bogoslof Volcano erupted and sent debris far enough into the atmosphere to pose a danger to jet engines. Commercial and military aircraft will need to stay clear from the area ...
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The Trump Defense Budget Request Is Huge: 5 Big Winners to Buy Now

One thing that President Trump campaigned on, and his followers were very receptive to, was rebuilding our military strength, which has waned in recent years. With the release recently of ...
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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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