Boeing pays $200 million to make SEC investigation go away
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Must be nice to have that sort of cash

Boeing agreed to pay $200 million to settle US Securities and Exchange Commission allegations that the company and its former Chief Executive Officer Dennis Muilenburg failed to properly disclose safety issues with its 737 Max jetliner.

Boeing wants to build planes in the metaverse
Published in Transportation


At least when they crash no one will die

In Boeing's factory of the future, immersive 3-D engineering designs will be twinned with robots that speak to each other, while mechanics around the world will be linked by $3,500 HoloLens headsets made by Microsoft.

Boeing's dreamliner seems to be a flying turkey
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Not the sort of dreams anyone would want 

Boeing's manufacturing woes appear to be getting worse after engineers investigating a litany of manufacturing defects on the 787 Dreamliner found even more problems than they expected. 

Boeing to develop pilotless plane
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Tuesday, 02 March 2021 12:12

Boeing to develop pilotless plane


A 737 MAX with the windows open


Boeing will use a pilotless, fighter-like jet developed in Australia as the basis for its US Air Force Skyborg prototype.

Boeing accused of knifing hybrid electric jet outfit
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Even as it invested in the company

Aviation startup Zunum Aero filed a lawsuit this week accusing Boeing of fraud, technology theft, breach of contract, and misappropriation of trade secrets.

Boeing's 737 Max changes are not enough
Published in Transportation
Wednesday, 23 September 2020 12:19

Boeing's 737 Max changes are not enough


Whistleblower warns

A whistle blower at Boeing is urging aviation regulators to add additional protections to the grounded 737 Max.

Boeing to produce Aussie un-manned fighter
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Rolled out by the middle of the decade

Boeing has said that it will go into mass production of its unmanned, fighter-like jet developed in Australia likely happening by the middle of the decade.

Boeing releases software updates for 737 Max
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Wednesday, 08 April 2020 11:28

Boeing releases software updates for 737 Max


Hopes to get the planes in the air again

Boeing said it will make two new software updates to the 737 MAX’s flight control computer in a bid to get the troubled planes off the ground again and hopefully back on the ground again without crashing.

NASA investigates Boeing's software checking
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Friday, 07 February 2020 10:48

NASA investigates Boeing's software checking


Apparently, it may not be up to snuff

A second software problem during a CST-100 Starliner test flight is prompting a NASA safety panel to recommend a review of Boeing's software verification processes.

Boeing satellite about to explode
Published in Network
Tuesday, 28 January 2020 10:02

Boeing satellite about to explode


Moving away to Max orbit

A satellite built by Boeing and operated by DirecTV is moving to a higher orbit because the signs are that it is about to explode.