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Airbus expects EU to respond to U.S. tariffs in aircraft subsidy dispute

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here An Airbus A330neo commercial passenger aircraft takes off in Colomiers near Toulouse, France, July 10, 2018. Regis Duvignau | Reuters Airbus on Wednesday said it regretted a U.S. decision to keep in place 15% tariffs on Airbus aircraft despite European......
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Israeli aircraft strikes Syrian military targets

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Image copyright EPA Image caption The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) on patrol in the Golan Heights Israeli aircraft struck Syrian military targets on Monday, the Israeli army confirmed in a rare statement. Syrian state media acknowledged the strikes, reporting unspecified “material damage” at military outposts near the capital Damascus. The......
History

Why the Aircraft That Dropped the First Atomic Bomb Will Always Inspire Debate

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SMITHSONIANMAG.COM | July 30, 2020, 10:16 a.m. Everything changed in an instant. One moment, it was a warm summer’s day with a few clouds in the sky. The next, a brilliant flash of light blinded everyone and altered the course of history. Seventy-five years ago, on August 6, 1945, the......
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Boeing CEO ‘hopeful’ aircraft demand starts to recover in second half of 2021

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Dave Calhoun, Chairman of Boeing. Adam Jeffery | CNBC Boeing CEO Dave Calhoun on Wednesday said he was “hopeful” that demand for new aircraft, devastated by the coronavirus pandemic, would start rebounding in the second half of next year. Cancellations of......
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Boeing posts net loss of $2.4 billion and slows aircraft production amid coronavirus-weakened demand

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Boeing 737 MAX airplanes, along with one Boeing 787 at top, are parked at Grant County International Airport October 23, 2019 in Moses Lake, Washington. David Ryder | Getty Images Boeing reported a $2.4 billion loss for the second quarter Wednesday......
New York Times - Politics

With Beijing’s Military Nearby, U.S. Sends 2 Aircraft Carriers to South China Sea

New York Times
WASHINGTON — Two American aircraft carriers sailed to the South China Sea on Saturday for what Navy officials described as a freedom-of-navigation operation while China’s military conducts exercises nearby. The carriers — the Ronald Reagan and the Nimitz — deployed “in support of a free and open Indo-Pacific,” according to a......
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Navy will not reinstate aircraft carrier captain who sounded alarm on coronavirus

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Captain Brett Crozier, commanding officer of the U.S. Navy aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt, addresses the crew during an all-hands call on the ship’s flight deck in the eastern Pacific Ocean December 19, 2019. Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Nicholas......
Reuters - Business

Senate bill aims to improve aircraft certification after 737 MAX crashes

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SEATTLE/CHICAGO/TRURO, Mass. (Reuters) – U.S. senators introduced legislation on Tuesday that would strengthen FAA oversight of aircraft certification following fatal Boeing Co 737 MAX crashes, though a victim’s father said the bill, while a positive step, “still lacks teeth.” FILE PHOTO – Dozens of grounded Boeing 737 MAX aircraft are......

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