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  • Air Force: Boeing cost overrun on tanker project jumps to $1.5 billion

    SEATTLE Boeing engineers and mechanics are scrambling to meet an already stretched out schedule and get the 767-based platform for the Air Force's new KC-46 refueling tanker into the air by year end, with an internal flight target of Dec. 27. That's...
  • Tetra Tech to zero in on its engineering and consulting services

    Tetra Tech Inc., a consulting and engineering services firm, has landed contracts in Afghanistan, developing countries around the world and southern U.S. states. And that was just in the last two months. The Pasadena company's employees have designed...
  • Chicago mass transit projects stay on track in federal spending bill

     Chicago mass transit projects stay on track in federal spending bill
    A $1.1 trillion spending bill that Congress completed action on over the weekend will provide funding to keep Chicago-area mass transit and roadway projects moving forward, as well as expand pedestrian and bicycle safety programs, transportation officials...
  • Shortage high-comfort seats delays widebody jet deliveries

    Aircraft seat suppliers are struggling to meet the demand for new high-end, lie-flat seats for business and first class in big widebody jets, and the supply chain squeeze has begun to slow Boeing jet deliveries. The shortage of premium seats and new...
  • American's Dreamliner delivery delayed

    American's Dreamliner delivery delayed
    Stop us if you've heard this one before: The Boeing Dreamliner is late again. This time, American Airlines will have to wait longer to get its first highly touted Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft, as delays will push its delivery into the new year,...
  • NTSB retraces final moments of flight that crashed into Gaithersburg house

    NTSB retraces final moments of flight that crashed into Gaithersburg house
    In the final seconds before it careened into the houses below, pilot Michael Rosenberg fought to control a pitching, rolling airplane that was losing the ability to fly. During the last 20 seconds of flight an automated verbal warning in the cockpit...
  • Photographer dispatches drone to record region's life in a new way

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. Tim Pantle has always enjoyed photography and for years has been quick to delve into the latest and greatest technology. So when drones became mainstream and affordable, he soon plunked down $1,200 and began flying and hovering his eye-...
  • Eastern Shore wind project should be scrapped

    Eastern Shore wind project should be scrapped
    As a life-long resident of Somerset County, I felt compelled to respond to commentator Andy Bowman's recent op-ed ("Politics, not safety concerns, hamper Eastern Shore wind project," Dec. 1). After telling us for 30 years that industrial wind energy...
  • Mom, children among 6 dead after jet crashes into Maryland home

    Mom, children among 6 dead after jet crashes into Maryland home
    An executive jet crashed into a Maryland house on Monday, killing all three people aboard the plane and a mother and two children inside the house, a fire official said. The pilot of the jet who died in the crash had previously crashed a plane...
  • Plane crashes into Gaithersburg home, killing 6

    Plane crashes into Gaithersburg home, killing 6
    An executive jet crashed into a Gaithersburg house Monday, killing all three people aboard the plane and a woman and her two children inside the house, authorities said. The victims inside the house were identified as Marie Gemmell, 36, and her two...
  • Good Morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Monday

    Good Morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Monday
    WEATHER Keep the old umbrella handy because showers are forecast for the late afternoon. Temperatures will hit a high of 39 under largely cloudy skies. Tonight, expect a low of 36 and a chance of freezing rain overnight. Winds will be 6 to 12 mph and...