| Jul 18, 2014
| 6:04 AM
Shortly after the crash of Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17 Thursday, one reported passenger's final Facebook post went viral -- and it might give you chills.
According to the Huffington Post, Dutch passenger Cor Pan reportedly posted a photo of the ...
| Oct 22, 2014
| 2:07 PM
Booming commercial aircraft demand led Chicago-based aerospace and defense giant Boeing on Wednesday to report significantly higher quarterly profit, which also was boosted by strength in the company’s defense business.
As a result, the company...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 1:20 PM
Keeping airliners safe on the new south runway at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport might seem a tall order, almost as tall as the runway itself.
Rising almost six stories above the ground, its east end culminates in a straight drop down....
| Sep 25, 2014
| 7:38 AM
Orders for computers, automobiles and other long-lasting durable goods last month posted their biggest drop since the federal government began collecting the data in 1992 as aircraft demand returned to normal levels after a surge in July.
New orders for...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 3:08 PM
America's manned space program, in suspended animation for three years, was stirring this week. That's promising for the program and the nation — particularly for Florida, the nation's space port.
But Congress must make sure it doesn't postpone...
| Aug 17, 2014
| 7:26 PM
Downstream from the noisiest places in Chicago — the runways at O'Hare International Airport and the surrounding sky — scientists at a government laboratory are quietly working to understand at the most detailed level why jet engines are so...
| Nov 18, 2014
| 2:57 PM
WASHINGTON — Seven of the 30 largest U.S. corporations paid more money to their chief executive officers last year than they paid in U.S. federal income taxes, according to a study released Tuesday that was disputed by at least one of the companies....
| Jul 29, 2014
| 5:00 AM
To the editor: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's statement last week about the Federal Aviation Administration's brief ban on U.S. flights to Israel — that "there's no reason whatsoever for the mistaken FAA decision to instruct American...
| Jun 15, 2014
| 4:00 AM
With a convulsive rumble, followed by billowing flames and exhaust, a sleek 60-foot rocket emerged from its silo at California's Vandenberg Air Force Base.
It was a test of the backbone of the nation's missile defense system. If North Korea or Iran ever...
| Nov 5, 2014
| 9:01 AM
Boeing has sketched out plans to develop an all-new aircraft, with new engines and likely a composite structure, to replace its 737 Max jetliner by 2030, CEO Jim McNerney said Wednesday.
The airplane will be slightly larger than the 737 but its shape...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 3:00 AM
"You shouldn't get to call yourself an American company only when you want a handout from the American taxpayers," President Obama said last week.
He was referring to American corporations now busily acquiring foreign companies in order to become non-...