Boeing CEO defends safety record amid 2 deadly crashes
Chairman and CEO Dennis Muilenburg took reporters’ questions for the first time since accidents involving the Boeing 737 Max in Indonesia and Ethiopia killed 346 people.
Magellan secures $45M contracts for engine front frames, shafts
Front frames to be manufactured in Winnipeg, shafts in Haverhill, Ma.
Bombardier cuts outlook, full year revenue guidance down by US$1B [UPDATED]
Full first-quarter financial results released on May 2.
Boeing’s troubled jet is costing US$1B to fix so far
Boeing has about 4,600 unfilled orders for the 737 Max, which was involved in two recent fatal crashes.
Canada’s approach to lunar exploration needs to be strategic or we’ll be left behind
Both the U.S. and Europe have fostered an entrepreneurial atmosphere to incubate competitive ideas for the next stage of space exploration. What is Canada doing?
Boeing prepares plant for likely Air Force F-15 orders
The Chicago-based company began ramping up its F-15 production line near St. Louis.
Garneau calls for flight simulators before Max 8s can return to Canadian skies
Until recently, most U.S. airlines did not require flight simulation for pilots of the Max 8.
Boeing shareholder alleges investors were misled on Max jet
Lawsuit alleges by doing so, investors bought shares at “artificially inflated prices.”
Heroux-Devtek wins contract to support US Navy unmanned tanker
MQ-25 aircraft will provide a refuelling capability, extend the range of the carrier air wing.
NRC and Airbus collaborate on improving air passenger experience
Data will help researchers identify low-cost, high-return changes that can be applied early in the aircraft design process.
Lufthansa Technik to add up to 50 jobs in Montreal by the end of 2021
Company is aiming to triple the local capacity for its mobile engine services offerings.
Air Canada revises schedule for May as Boeing 737 Max remains grounded
The airline has been substituting different aircraft on 737 Max routes.
Boeing, FAA say more time needed for fix of troubled 737 Max
The planes have been grounded around the world since mid-March.
FAA defends its reliance on aircraft makers to certify jets
Under the self-certifying program, planemaker employees perform tests and inspections needed to win safety approvals, with the FAA overseeing their work.
European, Canadian regulators to do own review of Boeing jet
Marc Garneau said of the 737 Max that Canada will certify changes made to the plane’s software.
AP Source: Justice Dept. probing development of Boeing jets
A federal grand jury in Washington, D.C., sent a subpoena to someone involved in the plane’s development seeking emails, messages and other communications.
US grounding of Boeing jet shows limits of company’s clout
Trump announced Wednesday that Boeing 737 Max 8 and Max 9 aircraft in the U.S. were being grounded.
Garneau orders grounding of all Boeing 737 Max 8s over safety concerns
Decision to ground the planes a precautionary move made after a review of all available evidence, Transport Minister told a news conference.
Ethiopia crash black boxes arrive in France for analysis
Sunday’s crash was the second fatal flight for a Boeing 737 Max 8 in less than six months.
Garneau says he would board a Boeing 737 despite crash
Transportation minister responds to Air Canada Pilots call for proactive action to ensure the “safety of the Canadian travelling public.”
‘The end of a fantastic era’ a look back on the Concorde
Supersonic transports could yet make a comeback.
National Defence lowballing cost of used Aussie fighters: budget officer [UPDATED]
The Trudeau government is buying the 18 Australian planes and up to seven spares to bolster Canada’s aging CF-18s.
Trudeau announces Canada will be partner in NASA-led Lunar Gateway project [UPDATED]
NASA is embarking on the creation of its new Lunar Gateway, a space station it plans to send into orbit around the moon starting in 2022.
Embraer shareholders approve jet joint venture with Boeing
The deal gives Boeing a big stake in Embraer’s market for smaller regional jets.
Laid-off Bombardier workers en-route to finding new roles at company and beyond
Last November, the plane-and-train-maker announced about 5,000 layoffs.
Japanese spacecraft to attempt landing on distant asteroid
The Japanese space agency has compared the landing to touching down on a baseball mound from a height of 20 kilometres.
First private Israel lunar mission to be launched this week
The launch is scheduled late Thursday in Florida.
Canadian airlines waiting for guidance from Ottawa over X gender option
American, Delta and United confirmed they are in the process of updating booking tools to add less conventional gender categories.
Boeing exec to deliver keynote at DEX, PLANT and MM&P Expos Winnipeg
General manager of one of Canada’s largest aerospace manufacturers will speak to issues critical to all manufacturers.
As demand soars, Boeing contemplates new plane
A replacement for less fuel-efficient, bigger planes that lets airlines launch new midrange routes.
Bombardier acquires Global 7500 business jet wing program from Triumph Group
The company says the acquisition will strengthen its position as an aerostructures manufacturer.
Canada to keep paying for F-35 development as fighter jet competition ramps up
The F-35 is one of four planes currently slated to participate in the $19-billion competition, which will result in the purchase of 88 new fighter aircraft to serve as the air force’s backbone for the coming decades.