Aerospace / Defense (Legacy)

Ethiopia says crashed jet’s black boxes show similarities to Lion…

Ethiopia says crashed jet’s black boxes show similarities to Lion…

Published 18/03/2019

ADDIS ABABA/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The crash of an Ethiopian Airlines plane that killed 157 people had “clear similarities” with October’s Lion Air crash, Ethiopia said [more…]

U.S. agencies have not validated Ethiopian Airlines black box data:…

U.S. agencies have not validated Ethiopian Airlines black box data:…

Published 18/03/2019

(Reuters) - U.S. officials have not yet validated data from the black boxes of an Ethiopian Airlines plane that crashed killing all 157 people on [more…]

U.S. Transportation Department probes FAA approval of 737 MAX: WSJ

U.S. Transportation Department probes FAA approval of 737 MAX: WSJ

Published 18/03/2019

(Reuters) - The U.S. Department of Transportation is investigating the Federal Aviation Administration’s approval of Boeing Co’s 737 MAX jetliners, the Wall Street Journal reported [more…]

Russian space rocket lifts off with astronauts who survived rocket…

Russian space rocket lifts off with astronauts who survived rocket…

Published 14/03/2019

MOSCOW (Reuters) - A Russian-made Soyuz rocket lifted off from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on Thursday, carrying three astronauts into space, two of whom [more…]

Space station crew confident on eve of first launch since rocket…

Space station crew confident on eve of first launch since rocket…

Published 13/03/2019

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Two astronauts who survived a dramatic launch mishap in October said on Wednesday they were confident this time about reaching the International [more…]

Toyota, Japan space agency join forces to develop moon rover

Toyota, Japan space agency join forces to develop moon rover

Published 12/03/2019

TOKYO (Reuters) - Toyota Motor Corp, one of the world’s largest automakers, and Japan’s space agency said on Tuesday they had agreed to cooperate in [more…]

Brazil to sign accord with U.S. on space technology next week

Brazil to sign accord with U.S. on space technology next week

Published 11/03/2019

BRASILIA (Reuters) - The United States and Brazil have negotiated an accord to safeguard U.S. space technology the South American nation hopes will be used [more…]

Boeing says has no new guidance for 737 MAX 8 operators

Boeing says has no new guidance for 737 MAX 8 operators

Published 11/03/2019

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Boeing said on Monday the investigation into the Ethiopian Airlines crash is in its early stages and there is no need to [more…]

Chinese carriers, Ethiopian Airlines suspend use of Boeing 737 MAX…

Chinese carriers, Ethiopian Airlines suspend use of Boeing 737 MAX…

Published 11/03/2019

BEIJING/SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China’s aviation regulator on Monday grounded nearly 100 Boeing Co 737 MAX 8 aircraft operated by its airlines, more than a quarter [more…]

Flydubai says remains confident in the airworthiness of Boeing 737…

Flydubai says remains confident in the airworthiness of Boeing 737…

Published 11/03/2019

DUBAI (Reuters) - Flydubai remains confident in the airworthiness of its Boeing 737 planes, an airline spokeswoman said on Monday, a day after an Ethiopian [more…]