Stories tagged: jets
Mon., Oct. 23, 2017, 2:26 p.m.
New flight paths lead to airplane noise complaints across U.S.
Airliners began flying over Twila Lake’s bungalow-style house in a historic district three years ago, taking off every one to two minutes from the Phoenix airport and roaring over her …
UPDATED: Thu., June 1, 2017, 5:31 p.m.
Boeing puts 737 up against small business jets for $6.9B defense contract
SEATTLE – For a vital aircraft that will fly above distant battlefields, the Air Force will choose between Goliath and two Davids.
UPDATED: Fri., May 19, 2017, 12:41 p.m.
Chinese jets intercept U.S. military plane in East China Sea
Two Chinese SU-30 fighter jets intercepted an American military aircraft over the East China Sea on Tuesday, according to the U.S. Air Force.
Thu., April 13, 2017, 5:51 p.m.
Boeing’s largest 737 Max takes flight amid headwinds from Airbus
Boeing’s newest and largest 737 Max gunned down the runway and soared over the shore of Lake Washington, south of Seattle, on its maiden flight Thursday.
Thu., March 16, 2017, 10:43 p.m.
Syrian missiles fired at Israeli jets that struck in Syria
Anti-aircraft missiles were launched from Syria into Israeli-controlled territory early Friday following a series of Israeli airstrikes in Syria, the Israeli military said.
Wed., March 1, 2017, 5:23 a.m.
With aging jets and a shortage of pilots, the Air Force weighs buying throwback ‘light-attack’ planes
The U.S. Air Force, faced with a potentially protracted war against the Islamic State, aging fighter jets and a shrinking force of pilots, is examining the adoption of a new …
Sat., Jan. 21, 2017, 9:20 a.m.
Navy extends comment time on plan to add jets at Whidbey
The Navy is giving people an extra month to weigh in on its proposal to increase the number of electronic attack aircraft at Naval Air Station Whidbey Island.
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 16, 2017, 6:12 p.m.
Boeing’s difficult journey from racism to diversity
“I will not recommend for membership in this union any other than members of the white race.” That may sound like some old declaration from the Deep South. But until …
Tue., Dec. 20, 2016, 2:43 p.m.
Navy resumes flights of Super Hornets, Growlers after mishap
The Navy has resumed flights of its Super Hornet and Growler jets after an accident in Washington state prompted officials to temporarily suspend operations of both aircraft.
Mon., Dec. 19, 2016, 4:11 p.m.
More Boeing job cuts ahead in the new year
After a year in which Boeing relentlessly slashed costs and cut its employment in Washington state by more than 8 percent, there’s more of the same to come in the …
Tue., Nov. 22, 2016, 1:30 p.m.
Canada looks to buy 18 Super Hornet jets on interim basis
Canada’s defense minister said Tuesday the country will enter into discussions with the United States and Boeing to buy 18 Super Hornet jet fighters on an interim basis and will …
Sun., Oct. 23, 2016, 8:46 p.m.
NFL notes: Vinatieri sets record with 43 straight made FGs
Colts kicker Adam Vinatieri has another record to his credit.
Mon., Oct. 17, 2016, 8:48 p.m.
Johnson, Cardinals roll past listless Jets 28-3
David Johnson rushed for 111 yards and three touchdowns, and the Arizona Cardinals shut down the listless New York Jets 28-3 on Monday night.
Mon., Oct. 10, 2016, 2:50 p.m.
Digest: Kubiak to take a week off after migraine
FOOTBALL: Broncos GM John Elway says doctors have ordered coach Gary Kubiak to take a week off after experiencing a migraine and that special teams coordinator Joe DeCamillis will serve …
Sun., Aug. 21, 2016, 7:44 p.m.
NFL notebook: Bowles declines to say Geno still No. 2 on Jets’ QB chart
Todd Bowles declines to say whether Geno Smith remains the New York Jets’ No. 2 quarterback behind Ryan Fitzpatrick or if Bryce Petty has surpassed him on the depth chart. …
Thu., June 23, 2016, 12:07 p.m.
Fairchild a finalist once again to house new refueling tankers
The Spokane military installation was turned down in 2013 to bed down the KC-46A Pegasus in favor of a Kansas base closer to where the new jets were manufactured. A …
Thu., May 26, 2016, 12:54 p.m.
Two Navy fighter jets crash off North Carolina coast; 4 hospitalized
Two Navy jet fighters crashed off the coast of North Carolina during a training mission Thursday, and their four crew members were airlifted to a hospital with minor injuries after …
Mon., Nov. 23, 2015, 7:35 p.m.
NFL notes: Late on on Bengals, concussions and much more
The Bengals were either busted or they got a bum rap. Arizona’s Carson Palmer was about to spike the ball with a six seconds left, bringing Chandler Catanzaro on for …
Sat., Oct. 18, 2014
Commentary: Seahawks take gamble trading Harvin
SEATTLE – We don’t yet know for certain precisely what made Percy Harvin’s continued presence in Seattle untenable, and his imminent departure a necessity. Right now, it’s just rumors, innuendo, …
Sun., Jan. 19, 2014
Jets retain top coordinators
The New York Jets have retained several members of coach Rex Ryan’s staff, including offensive coordinator Marty Mornhinweg and defensive coordinator Dennis Thurman. Ryan keeps most of his staff intact, …
Tue., Oct. 8, 2013
Playing like a veteran
ATLANTA – Rookie Geno Smith wasn’t flustered. Not after all the mistakes in his first four games. Not after the Atlanta Falcons went ahead on a touchdown with less than …
Fri., Sept. 13, 2013
Patriots beat Jets 13-10 in ugly offensive game
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – One picture-perfect pass started the New England Patriots toward an ugly win. Tom Brady threw a 39-yard touchdown to a wide-open Aaron Dobson on the game’s first …
Tue., Dec. 18, 2012
Titans end Jets’ quest for playoff spot with 14-10 win
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The New York Jets’ playoff hopes are gone, lost in a wave of turnovers by struggling quarterback Mark Sanchez. Chris Johnson went 94 yards for the longest …
Mon., Dec. 17, 2012
Best bet on the Tube
The New York Jets turned to the running game over the past month to help limit turnovers and have ground away enough to keep their slim playoff hopes alive. Chris …
Mon., Oct. 22, 2012
Patriots rally last, hold off Jets in OT
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – Another game was slipping away from the New England Patriots down the stretch. This time, their opponent made the biggest mistakes. The New York Jets’ final failure …
Tue., Oct. 9, 2012
Texans beat Jets to remain undefeated
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. – Thanks to Arian Foster, the Houston Texans are still undefeated – but very nearly let this one slip away. Foster ran for 152 yards and a …
Mon., Oct. 8, 2012
Best bet on the Tube
Antonio Cromartie knows exactly how to shut down Andre Johnson. It’s all right there on film from two years ago. That’s when Darrelle Revis held the Houston Texans wide receiver …
Sun., Aug. 19, 2012
Giants rout hapless Jets
Rookie Jayron Hosley returned an interception of Mark Sanchez 77 yards for a touchdown, and the New York Giants’ defense stifled the New York Jets’ starters in a 26-3 preseason …
Sat., Aug. 11, 2012
Tebow has tepid debut with Jets
Tim Tebow picked up some yards by running around a few times after avoiding a sack. Other than that, there wasn’t much in his Jets debut. Tebow had his best …
Thu., Aug. 2, 2012
Spokane hockey player Bodman dies at 75
Longtime Spokane hockey player and coach Buddy Bodman used to keep a hockey puck in his pocket during his coaching years – and it wasn’t for superstitious reasons. “You’d throw …