Archiv: Boeing


10.05.2019 - 01:06 [ Trend.az ]

State Dept approves possible $3 billion sale of Apache helicopters to Qatar

The authorities of Qatar asked earlier to purchase 24 of the AH-64E helicopters.

In 2016, the Boeing Company has won a two-thirds-of-a-billion dollar US Army foreign military sales contract to supply the Gulf Arab nation of Qatar with 24 Apache ground-support helicopters. According to the US Department of Defence, work on the contract is being implemented in Mesa, Arizona, with an estimated completion date of 31 May 2020.

09.05.2019 - 23:34 [ Tagesschau ]

Shanahan soll Pentagon dauerhaft leiten

Trump wolle den 56-Jährigen aufgrund seiner „herausragenden Dienste am Land und seiner erwiesenen Führungsqualitäten“ für die Spitze des Pentagon nominieren, teilte das Weiße Haus mit. Shanahan sei mehr als qualifiziert für das Amt und werde weiter exzellente Arbeit leisten, sagte Trumps Sprecherin Sarah Sanders.

Der Senat muss der Personalie zustimmen.

06.05.2019 - 19:43 [ China Xinhua News / Twitter ]

Boeing knew of a software error that prevented the correct functioning of a safety alert system on the 737 Max for a year before disclosing the problem to regulators and airlines, according to a Sunday Wall Street Journal report

15.03.2019 - 04:16 [ Spiegel ]

Abgestürzte Boeing Deutsche Behörde will Blackbox nicht auswerten

Ein Sprecher der betroffenen Ethiopian Airlines hatte eine Auswertung der Daten in Deutschland ins Spiel gebracht. Zuvor hieß es, die Untersuchung solle in Europa durchgeführt werden. Normalerweise werden die Blackboxes in den Herstellerländern untersucht. Im Falle der verunglückten Boeing wären das die USA.

15.03.2019 - 01:58 [ Insurance Journal ]

Satellites Found 1st Concrete Evidence of Link Between Boeing 737 MAX Crashes

The data was provided by Aireon LLC, which was formed in 2012 by Iridium Communications Inc. and Nav Canada, a nonprofit company that guides air traffic in Canada. After years of development and the launches of 66 satellites into orbit, Aireon will introduce a new commercial flight-tracking service in coming weeks.

The company shared the information with the U.S. National Transportation Safety Board and Federal Aviation Administration, as well as “several European aviation authorities and various African aviation authorities,” said Jessie Hillenbrand, an Aireon spokeswoman.

26.02.2019 - 03:46 [ Bloomberg ]

Vietnam Airlines Considers Buying Up to 100 Boeing 737 Max Jets

The airline is seizing expanded travel demand presented by Vietnam’s growing economy and U.S. regulatory approval this month for its air-safety system, allowing carriers in the Southeast Asian country to fly to the U.S. The carrier is also considering a purchase of at least two wide-body planes — Boeing 777x or Airbus A350-1000 — to make its planned U.S. services commercially viable, Thanh said.

12.11.2018 - 13:25 [ investors.com ]

Space Station May Be Stranded; Here’s When U.S. Rockets Can Get There

(11.10.2018) Russia grounded all space flights after a Soyuz rocket failure Thursday, putting the International Space Station at risk and adding pressure on Boeing (BA) and SpaceX to get their rockets ready for NASA service.

12.11.2018 - 12:52 [ investors.com ]

How The International Space Station Could Operate Commercially

(14.3.2018) Printing organs for people on the transplant list could be a viable ISS business too. Sometime this year, Techshot will send up its 3D space biofabrication lab to the ISS to test organ printing in microgravity.

Currently, stomachs and other pliable organs can be printed on earth with the help of a supporting structure. However, a more complex organ like a heart can’t be printed because it would be damaged by gravity when the support scaffolding is removed.

Copeland also said that stem cells have been developed faster in microgravity vs. on earth.

09.11.2018 - 23:49 [ Trend.az ]

AZAL’s president meets with Commander of US Transportation Command

Delegation headed by Commander of the US Transportation Command, General Stephen Lyons, arrived in Baku for a working visit, the press service of the Azerbaijan Airlines (AZAL) said on Nov. 9.

During the visit, the guests got acquainted with the Baku Cargo Terminal located at Heydar Aliyev International Airport. Terminal building’s total area is 25,000 square meters making it the biggest and most technically advanced cargo terminal in the CIS. The Baku Cargo Terminal is a link for the transportation of goods between the US and Asia… According to him, the US highly appreciates the contribution of Azerbaijan to cooperation in the field of security, including peace-support operations in Afghanistan.

11.05.2018 - 16:24 [ Washington Post ]

Boeing, Airbus to lose $39 billion in contracts because of Trump sanctions on Iran

(9.5.2018) Boeing and Airbus will lose contracts worth roughly $39 billion to replenish Iran’s aging fleet of commercial planes as part of the Trump administration’s reimposition of sanctions.