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  • FAA orders Boeing 787 safety fix: Reboot power once in a while

    The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is issuing a rule requiring urgent attention by operators of Boeing’s 787 Dreamliner to avoid the possibility all three computer modules that manage the jet’s …


  • Gregoire, Boeing boss attend Paris Air Show

    Gov. Chris Gregoire is in Paris this week, talking up Boeing at the biennial air show and talking up Washington as a place for the aerospace giant’s next assembly line. …


  • Another delay in delivery of Boeing’s 787

    Boeing pushed back deliveries of its new 787 again today, meaning that the soonest it will arrive is July.


  • Europe says Boeing loses in world trade court ruling

    GENEVA – European officials claimed Wednesday that a preliminary decision by the world’s top trade court found that aid to U.S. aircraft maker Boeing violated international rules, leading to the …


  • Boeing again delays first delivery of 787

    Boeing Co. postponed the delivery of its first 787 to the middle of the first quarter of 2011, compounding a string of delays for the jetliner that is already more …


  • Boeing exec says 787 delivery may slip to early 2011

    The first delivery of Boeing’s new 787 jetliner may slip into early 2011 because of inspections and changing instruments on the flight test aircraft, the head of the program said …


  • New plane colors reflect Boeing’s international base

    When Boeing introduces a new airplane, the first examples out the factory door usually wear the liveries of U.S. airlines. With the 747, the colors were from the now-defunct Pan-American …


  • Boeing hopes comforts will be part of 787 draw

    EVERETT – Boeing Co. designers and marketers are betting that a lot of subtle changes in the interior of their new 787 jetliner will add up to strong passenger demand …


  • Boeing tests inside of new 787

    Boeing Co. designers and marketers are betting that a lot of subtle changes in the interior of their new 787 jetliner will add up to strong passenger demand to fly …


  • Test pilot tames Boeing’s new monster

    SEATTLE – In Boeing test pilot Mike Carriker’s military and commercial flying career, what he calls “the funnest moments” came when he turned a fighter jet upside down and spun …


  • 787 takes to skies

    EVERETT – Boeing’s new 787 jetliner finally got airborne Tuesday, the long-delayed inaugural flight of the world’s first commercial plane mostly constructed from lightweight composite materials. The sleek jet lifted …


  • Boeing Co. makes fix on 787 joint

    Boeing Co. said Thursday it has finished fixing structural flaws in the first of its long-delayed 787 jetliners. The problem forced the company to postpone test-flying the jet for a …


  • Boeing plant goes to S.C.

    SEATTLE – Boeing Co. will open a second assembly line for its long-delayed 787 jetliner in South Carolina, expanding beyond its longtime manufacturing base in Washington state to take advantage …


  • Boeing will build second 787 line in S.C.

    Boeing Co. said Wednesday it will open a second assembly line for its long-delayed 787 jetliner in South Carolina, expanding beyond its longtime manufacturing base in Washington state.


  • Boeing says 787 can fly this year

    Boeing says its 787 aircraft will be ready for its first test flight by the end of this year and its initial delivery in the last three months of 2010, …


  • Boeing sets new test flight date for delayed 787

    Boeing says its 787 aircraft will be ready for its first test flight by the end of this year and its initial delivery by the end of next year, sending …


  • Boeing purchases East Coast plant

    SEATTLE – Boeing will pay Texas-based Vought Aircraft Industries $1 billion to buy the 787 rear fuselage plant in Charleston, S.C. In addition to $580 million in cash, Boeing is …


  • 787 delayed – again

    SEATTLE – In the fifth major delay to its schedule for flying the 787 Dreamliner, Boeing said Tuesday it has discovered the plane needs added structural reinforcement where the wing …


  • 787 launch is Boeing’s chance to validate strategy

    Boeing Co. and the state of Washington play the trade game better than anyone else in the United States, with the Sunday rollout of the 787 the newest case in …