FAA spells out design changes needed in grounded Boeing jet
It is not clear when the U.S. FAA will lift its March 2019 order grounding all Max jets
New problem discovered in Boeing’s troubled 737 Max jet
The latest flaw in the plane’s computer system was discovered by FAA pilots.
FAA chief defends handling of Boeing Max safety approval
Boeing is updating an automated flight-control system that has been implicated in the two crashes involving the 737 Max.
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.
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.
Honda gets US regulatory approval to produce first jet
HA-420 business jet will be the first in a line of aircraft made at a manufacturing hub North Carolina.
Honda on cusp of launching production of company’s first jet
Company is expecting a crucial FAA certification of its first HondaJet this week.
After being grounded by lack of rules, US agricultural drones set to take off
Trade group says agriculture could account for 80% of all commercial drone use.
US wants small drone rules favourable to commercial operators
Federal analysis cites economic and safety benefits for the small unmanned vehicles.
FAA approves resumption of 787 Dreamliner flights
Boeing has completed 20 separate tests of its new lithium-ion battery system.
Congress silent on 787 Dreamliner battery troubles
Boeing’s clout creates zone of congressional quiet on lithium battery woes.
787 flights will resume in weeks, Boeing says
Plane maker says a third of its testing is complete on new lithium-ion battery enclosure design.
FAA tries to keep pace as more advanced technology takes to the air
After Boeing 787 grounding, experts question the authority’s ability to keep up with the way planes are built today.
Boeing halts 787 deliveries until battery problems are fixed
Dreamliner production will continue despite the FAA’s grounding of all 787’s currently in use.