Stories tagged: airplanes
Wed., Oct. 9, 2019, 5 a.m.
Businessman and aviation enthusiast opening flying museum at Felts Field
Sat., Aug. 31, 2019
Dr. J.B. Crain of Pasco put on diving gear and personally assisted in the search for the body of his wife, who drowned in a ferry accident on the Columbia …
Sat., July 13, 2019
Earl Hauser, a longtime Hauser Lake pilot, was honored with a pair of awards for 50 blemish-free years as an active pilot and an aircraft mechanic, a combination of experience …
UPDATED: Sun., May 5, 2019, 7:58 p.m.
Boeing did not tell pilots and airlines that a safety alert on its 737 Max 8 jets was not working until after one of the planes crashed in Indonesia last …
Wed., April 24, 2019
Spokane was preparing for the return of World War I soldiers and a “flying circus.”
UPDATED: Fri., April 19, 2019, 7:51 p.m.
Two pilots flying into Spokane reported their planes were targeted by a laser pointer Thursday night.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 20, 2019, 12:25 p.m.
100 years ago in Spokane: American aviator describes his duties chasing German zeppelins in World War I
“Flying over England at night and chasing German zeppelins until they were well off home territory, then scouting around through the darkness to see if there were any left, sure …
Wed., Jan. 23, 2019, 5 a.m.
More Spokane travelers are taking flight from Spokane than ever, according to Spokane International Airport, which is reporting a 12.6 percent increase in passenger activity in 2018, with passengers totaling …
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 21, 2019, 9:47 p.m.
Spokane International Airport reported business as usual, despite a record number of TSA screener sickouts nationally, stemming from the partial government shutdown which began a month ago.
Tue., Jan. 8, 2019, 11:01 a.m.
The partial government shutdown is starting to affect air travel.
Sat., April 21, 2018, 7:14 a.m.
Survivors of air accidents often proclaim that their survival was a miracle. But what follows is another kind of miracle: Many survivors manage to get past the horror and onto …
Mon., March 19, 2018, 1:24 p.m.
Worried about catching a cold or the flu on an airplane? Get a window seat, and don’t leave it until the flight is over.
Tue., July 25, 2017, 7:57 a.m.
Paine Field in Everett is receiving a $12 million federal infrastructure grant.
Thu., July 13, 2017, 3:07 p.m.
A tourist on the Caribbean island country of St. Maarten was killed Wednesday after a blast from a jet that was taking off nearby knocked her down, police said.
Mon., June 26, 2017, 9:05 a.m.
The Fourth of July sky will be filled with antique aircraft as the Radials N’ Rivers Fly-in 2017 comes to the Lewiston-Clarkston Valley, featuring planes from the Golden Age of …
UPDATED: Wed., March 29, 2017, 10:56 p.m.
With a deadline looming that could affect Washington residents’ ability to fly domestically, the state has been granted a temporary extension from the enforcement of federal requirements for state driver’s …
Fri., Feb. 17, 2017, 8:59 a.m.
Two planes clipped wings while taxiing at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, delaying passengers but causing no injuries.
Wed., Jan. 25, 2017, 8:17 a.m.
Boeing Co. beat Wall Street expectations for fourth-quarter profit despite a slump in revenue from its defense business. The company forecast Wednesday that deliveries of commercial airplanes will rise slightly …
Thu., Jan. 5, 2017, 11:45 a.m.
The unprecedented jetliner shopping spree that’s spanned more than a decade is drawing to a close.
Mon., Dec. 19, 2016, 4:11 p.m.
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 …
Wed., Sept. 21, 2016, 12:48 p.m.
Airbus on Wednesday became the first airplane manufacturer to get U.S. government permission to sell aircraft to Iran following last year’s nuclear accord, getting final approval for a 17-plane sale …
Mon., Sept. 19, 2016
A 1928 Ford Tri-Motor aircraft is coming to Felts Field and will be giving excursion rides over Spokane starting Thursday
Wed., July 13, 2016, 9:50 a.m.
EgyptAir is buying nine Boeing 737-800 airplanes, in a deal that has a list value of at $864 million.
Wed., March 9, 2016, 11:34 a.m.
Amazon is taking to the skies. The e-commerce powerhouse has finalized an agreement to lease 20 Boeing jets from Air Transport Services Group Inc. as it builds out its U.S. …
Wed., July 15, 2015
From our archives, 100 years ago Stunt aviator De Lloyd Thompson repaired his damaged biplane, took off from the spot where it crashed the day before, and thrilled a crowd …
Sun., Sept. 1, 2013
Each September, tens of thousands of spectators flock to Nevada to watch precision pilots chase one another around pylons rising 50 feet off the desert floor. Matt Burrows made his …
Sun., July 21, 2013
OAKESDALE, Wash. – If ag pilots must endure public misconceptions about their craft – and they do – Hollywood may be partly to blame. Who could forget that iconic scene …
Sat., May 11, 2013
A sweatshirt and coveralls stained with grease and sweat sit on a work table at Felts Field exactly where Capt. Tyler Voss left them. He bought his Van’s RV-8 kit …
Wed., Sept. 12, 2012
James Patrick McGoldrick II – successful businessman, aviation leader and collector – died last week at age 95 in one of the boats he kept at his Pend Oreille River …
Sun., Nov. 28, 2010
I’ve always said I would never be a homebuilder for all the money in the world, as people are just too hard to satisfy and expectations are way out of …