Tag: Aircraft manufacturing

Russia unveils new fighter, Putin hails country’s air power

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MOSCOW — With much fanfare, Russian aircraft makers on Tuesday unveiled a prototype of a new fighter jet that features stealth capabilities and other...

Russia to unveil new fighter jet at Moscow’s air show

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MOSCOW — Russian aircraft makers say they will present a prospective new fighter jet at a Moscow air show that opens next week. ...

Bezos’ Blue Origin gets OK to send him, 3 others to space

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CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Jeff Bezos’ rocket company has gotten government approval to launch people into space, himself included. ...

EXPLAINER: How Richard Branson will ride own rocket to space

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Virgin Galactic will become the first rocket company to launch the boss when Richard Branson straps into one of his sleek, shiny space planes...

Israel strikes Gaza after Hamas launches incendiary balloons

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JERUSALEM — Israeli fighter jets struck a weapons manufacturing site in Gaza overnight in response to incendiary balloons launched over the frontier into Israel,...

Swiss propose US-made F-35 fighters for air force renewal

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GENEVA — The Swiss executive branch has announced a proposal to purchase three dozen advanced fighter jets from U.S. manufacturer Lockheed Martin, which beat...

Boeing’s next airplane likely to be delayed by FAA concerns

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Federal regulators have indicated they likely won't certify Boeing's next airliner until 2023 because of questions about changes the aircraft manufacturer is making in...

Biden looks to ease EU trade tensions ahead of Putin summit

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BRUSSELS — President Joe Biden is seeking to tamp down trade tensions with European allies as he spends one last day consulting with western...

EU, US close to deal to end Airbus-Boeing trade dispute

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BRUSSELS — The United States and the European Union appeared close to reaching a deal to end a damaging dispute over subsidies to rival...

FAA safety official retires; was criticized over Boeing jet

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The Federal Aviation Administration said Wednesday that its top safety official will retire at the end of June. Ali Bahrami had come under sharp...