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I learned to fly when I was 3. Well okay, Dad took me flying and let me steer. Or he let me think I was steering. But I sure felt like I learned to fly, and I've been an aviation enthusiast and ...
by Keith Pickering
Comment Count 240 comments on Sat Sep 13, 2014 at 11:24 AM PDT with 218 Recommends
This week Al Jazeera English is to broadcast a documentary on the safety of Boeing's 787 'Dreamliner' calling into question the engineering quality in the assembly factories. They were approached by ...
by Lib Dem FoP
Comment Count 32 comments on Mon Sep 08, 2014 at 05:56 AM PDT with 20 Recommends
While there's a lot of news being made today (Go Harry Reid!), there's one story sure to be on the evening news tonight and all over the cable channels. A Boeing 747, one of of four special ...
by xaxnar
Comment Count 59 comments on Thu Nov 21, 2013 at 09:23 AM PST with 81 Recommends
Initial reports are coming in that a fire has broken out on an Ethiopian Airways Boeing 787 "Dreamliner" at Heathrow Airport, London. BBC reporters on TV state that smoke is believed to have ...
by Lib Dem FoP
Comment Count 44 comments on Fri Jul 12, 2013 at 09:31 AM PDT with 17 Recommends
There's a surreal exclusive from the Associated Press about the Dreamliner. While that plane will likely be grounded for the foreseeable future due to concerns about its lithium-ion battery causing ...
by Christian Dem in NC
Comment Count 34 comments on Sun Feb 03, 2013 at 06:03 AM PST with 23 Recommends
Late last week, we learned that in all likelihood, it will be several months before the FAA and other aviation regulators allow the Boeing Dreamliner to fly again. Now a front-page article ( below ...
by Christian Dem in NC
Comment Count 9 comments on Wed Jan 30, 2013 at 06:18 AM PST with 9 Recommends
The National Transportation Safety Board has not yet gotten to the bottom of what caused battery problems in two Boeing 787 Dreamliner—and it's not letting the ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 145 comments on Fri Jan 25, 2013 at 09:49 AM PST with 60 Recommends
In the wake of the FAA's decision to ground Boeing's snazzy 787 Dreamliner planes after a series of scary incidents, Boeing's decision to outsource the plane's parts to factories around the world ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 196 comments on Fri Jan 18, 2013 at 07:38 AM PST with 153 Recommends
by Something the Dog Said
Comment Count 26 comments on Mon Jun 13, 2011 at 06:25 AM PDT with 30 Recommends