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Air India Boeing 747 on standby to evacuate Indians from Wuhan...

NEW DELHI: An Air India Boeing 747 has been kept on standby for the evacuation of Indian citizens from Wuhan city of China, the epicentre of novel coronavirus outbreak, according to the official of the national carrier. The aircraft is waiting for the Centre's decision regarding the evacuation. "Air India Boeing 747 is on standby…

Ukrainian Boeing Aircraft Shot Down Due To “Human Error”, Says Iran

HighlightsUkrainian plane shot down unintentionally due to human error: Iran Human error at time of crisis caused by US adventurism: Foreign Minister All 176 people on board the Boeing plane were killed in the crashDubai: A Ukrainian aircraft which crashed earlier this week in Iran had flown close to a sensitive military site belonging to…

Boeing 737 jet smash: Unlit boxes recovered; Iran is never any...

Iran will not give the black box of the crashed Ukrainian airliner to planemaker Boeing, the head of Tehran's civil aviation organisation was quoted as saying on Wednesday.Ali Abedzadeh also said it was not clear which country Iran would send the box to so that its data could be analysed, semi-official Mehr news agency reported.A…

NASA Overpaid Boeing By Loads of Of Tens of millions Of...

Critics allege NASA rushed the plane's production to match Airbus competitor, compromising safety (File)Washington: NASA "overpaid" Boeing by hundreds of millions of dollars on a fixed contract to develop a spaceship to carry astronauts to the International Space Station (ISS), an audit report has said, compensation it called "unnecessary."The US has relied on Russia to transport…

Boeing tests jam taxi; one of three parachutes doesn’t open –...

Boeing Co said on Monday that one of three parachutes failed to deploy during an otherwise successful safety test of its unmanned CST-100 Starliner crew capsule, being developed to ferry astronauts to and from the International Space Station. The deployment failure happened during a so-called pad abort test of a system designed to propel the…

Boeing Workers Knew In 2016 Of Issues That Turned into Lethal...

Text messages between Boeing employees in 2016 indicate that the company was aware of major problems with an automated feature on the 737 Max jet that made the aircraft difficult to control, the messages show.Safety investigators say the system, known as MCAS, had repeatedly pushed the noses of planes down in Indonesia and Ethiopia, contributing…

Current Flaw Detected in Boeing 737 Max 8 Planes, Ban on...

Representational image (Image: Reuters) The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration has identified a new risk that Boeing Co must address on its 737 MAX before the grounded jet can return to service, the agency said on Wednesday. The risk was discovered during a simulator test last week and it is not yet clear if the issue…

Boeing 737 goes into Florida river with 136 on board, no...

A Boeing 737 commercial jet with 136 people on board slid into the St. Johns River near Jacksonville, Florida after landing on Friday, a spokesman for Naval Air Station Jacksonville said. There were no reports of fatalities but local WOKV-TV that at least two people suffered minor injuries and that the plane was attempting to…

Boeing Unveils Instrument Fixes Post Lethal Crashes, Says “Doing All We...

Boeing chief Dennis Muilenburg is expected to testify at a later date.Renton, United States: Embattled aviation giant Boeing pledged Wednesday to do all it can to prevent crashes like the two that killed nearly 350 people in recent months, as it unveiled a fix to the flight software of its grounded 737 MAX aircraft.Boeing gathered hundreds…

Boeing 737 MAX Makes Emergency Touchdown After Engine Bid At some...

Washington: A Boeing 737 MAX aircraft operated by Southwest Airlines made an emergency landing Tuesday after experiencing an engine problem as it was being ferried from Florida to California, the US Federal Aviation Agency said."The aircraft returned and landed safely in Orlando," the FAA said in a statement, adding that no passengers were on board the…

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