India, US attempting to finalize key defense deals ahead of Donald Trump's visit

Ahead of US President Donald Trump's maiden visit to India, the two countries are eyeing to finalize a raft of mega defense deals including procurement of a batch of military helicopters by Indian Navy from American defense major Lockheed Martin.

Feb 13, 2020, 12:39 PM IST

F-15EX fighters for Indian Air Force? Boeing planning to offer the combat aircraft

Indian Air Force (IAF) is looking for 114 combat aircraft to bolster its fighter stream and eyeing top jets from the United States of America, Europe and Russia for the same. Major defence companies have responded to the multi-billion dollar deal and USA's Boeing, which has already put its F/A-18 Super Hornet in the race, may also offer its F-15EX fighters to the IAF.

Feb 13, 2020, 12:17 PM IST

Boeing narrowly avoids a catastrophic failure, reports NASA panel

Boeing narrowly missed a "catastrophic failure" during its December flight test of an unmanned space taxi that was cut short by an unrelated problem, a NASA safety review panel said Thursday, recommending that the agency examine Boeing`s software verification process before letting it fly humans to space.

Feb 07, 2020, 14:48 PM IST

Boeing releases internal messages on 737 MAX, calls them 'completely unacceptable'

In one message dated November 2015, which appears to shed light on lobbying methods used when facing demands from regulators, a Boeing employee notes regulators were likely to want simulator training for a particular type of cockpit alert.

Jan 10, 2020, 08:50 AM IST

Iran refuses to handover crashed Ukranian plane's black box to American company Boeing

Abedzadeh told Mehr news agency that Iran has not made a decision on which country or international authority it would send the black box to for its data to be analyzed

Jan 08, 2020, 20:04 PM IST

Boeing forecasts demand for 2,380 new aircraft in India by 2038

 Global aerospace major Boeing has said that India needs at least 2,380 new aircraft by 2038.

Nov 06, 2019, 13:33 PM IST

Boeing CEO admits mistakes on key 737 MAX safety system

Another Boeing document warned that if a pilot failed to respond in more than 10 seconds to the software, activation could lead to a "catastrophic" failure.

Oct 30, 2019, 22:53 PM IST

First batch of AH-64E Apache attack helicopters to arrive in India today

The first consignment of AH-64E Apache Guardian Attack Helicopters from the US defence manufacturing giant Boeing will arrive onboard an Antonov AN 224 Transport Aircraft today.

Jul 27, 2019, 08:20 AM IST

American Airlines extends Boeing 737 MAX cancellations for fourth time

American Airline`s decision was expected after the Federal Aviation Administration last month uncovered a new flaw that Boeing estimates will take until at least September to fix.

Jul 14, 2019, 20:24 PM IST

Boeing set to lose biggest planemaker title as deliveries fall 37%

Boeing deliveries lagged those of Airbus SE, which on Tuesday said it handed over 389 planes in the same period, up 28% from a year earlier.

Jul 09, 2019, 23:15 PM IST

Ethiopian crash families criticise Boeing over donation plan

Some of the families said Wednesday`s announcement from Boeing also triggered an avalanche of unwelcome phone calls from relatives and acquaintances.

Jul 04, 2019, 22:27 PM IST

Airlines cancel more Boeing 737 MAX flights as some crash victims refuse to settle

Boeing Co`s shares lost 2.4% as the planemaker grapples with the fallout of two deadly crashes of its 737 MAX jet within five months, which prompted a worldwide grounding in March.

Jun 27, 2019, 22:47 PM IST

Mike Pompeo to arrive in India on Tuesday; all eyes on strengthening defence ties

Disputes over trade and protectionist moves have escalated between the two countries in recent months, but defence ties remain strong with Washington seeking to build Indian capabilities as a counterweight to China.

Jun 25, 2019, 06:24 AM IST

HAL delivers 150th gun bay door for Boeing F/A-18 Super Hornet

HAL has been Boeing's long-term supplier in India for over 25 years. Boeing awarded HAL the contract to manufacture gun bay doors for the Super Hornet in 2007.

Jun 24, 2019, 19:08 PM IST

New blow to Boeing from engine delay, Airbus long-range rival takes off

The aerospace industry`s biggest annual event is traditionally a slugging match between Airbus and Boeing in the $150 billion a year commercial aircraft market. 

Jun 17, 2019, 23:49 PM IST

Boeing's 777X faces engine snags, questions rise over delivery goal

Dubai`s Emirates has said it expects to fly its first 777X in June 2020, a date now widely seen in doubt.

Jun 06, 2019, 10:51 AM IST

BOC Aviation delivers three Boeing aircraft to SpiceJet

The three aircraft are powered by CFM56 engines.

May 24, 2019, 11:13 AM IST

Boeing did not disclose 737 MAX alert issue to FAA for 13 months

The US planemaker has been trying for weeks to dispel suggestions that it made airlines pay for safety features after it emerged that an alert designed to show discrepancies in Angle of Attack readings from two sensors was optional on the 737 MAX.

May 06, 2019, 09:33 AM IST

Boeing 737 with 143 on board skids into Florida river, 21 injured

A chartered Boeing 737 jetliner with 143 people on board slid off a runway and into the St Johns River in Jacksonville, Florida, on Friday while attempting to land at a military base in a thunderstorm, injuring 21 people.

May 04, 2019, 11:08 AM IST

Boeing 737 jet with 136 people on board goes into Florida river, no casualties so far

A Boeing 737 commercial jet with 136 people on board slid into the St John`s River near Jacksonville, Florida after landing on Friday, a spokesman for Naval Air Station Jacksonville said.

May 04, 2019, 08:50 AM IST