Airlines move to better track planes a year after Flight 370
At 656,000 pounds fully loaded and the length of six school buses, the Boeing 777-200ER is hard to miss.
Boeing, SpaceX will beat Russia on price for astronaut rides (Update 2)
NASA expects to save millions of dollars sending astronauts to the International Space Station, once its commercial crew program starts flying in a couple of years.
Elon Musk's SpaceX drops lawsuit against Air Force
A spacecraft company run by billionaire Elon Musk has dropped a lawsuit alleging the U.S. Air Force improperly awarded a contract to launch military satellites to a joint venture between Boeing and Lockheed ...
Long-range sensor system demonstrated production readiness on Super Hornet
The F/A-18 Super Hornet infrared search and track (IRST) system, developed and integrated by Boeing [NYSE: BA] and Lockheed Martin, received approval from the U.S. Navy to enter low-rate initial production.
Airplanes finally go hybrid-electric
An aircraft with a parallel hybrid engine – the first ever to be able to recharge its batteries in flight – has been successfully tested in the UK, an important early step towards cleaner, low-carbon ...
BlackBerry rides with Boeing on self-destruct phone
Boeing 737 factory to move to clean energy
Boeing said Tuesday it plans to buy renewable energy credits to replace fossil-fuel power at the factory in Washington state where it assembles its 737 commercial airplanes.
NIST helps NTSB solve 787 battery fire puzzle
In January, 2013, an auxiliary power unit battery aboard a Japan Airlines Boeing 787 "Dreamliner" experienced a "thermal runaway event" resulting in fire and heavy smoke at the front of the battery case. ...
The technological path to Mars
Can the just-flown Orion spacecraft truly get us to Mars? NASA has been portraying the mission as part of the roadmap to the Red Planet, but there are observers who say a human landing mission is an unrealistic ...
Boeing completes test flight with 'green diesel'
Boeing announced Wednesday that it completed the first test flight with "green diesel," which offers potential for reducing greenhouse gas emissions in aviation.
Boeing completes first milestone for NASA's commercial crew transportation systems
NASA has approved the completion of Boeing's first milestone in the company's path toward launching crews to the International Space Station from the United States under a groundbreaking Commercial Crew Transportation ...
Boeing and Chinese firm to turn 'gutter oil' into jet fuel
US aircraft maker Boeing has set up a facility with a Chinese firm to transform waste cooking oil—the source of repeated food safety scandals—into jet fuel, it said Wednesday.
NASA is catalyst for hydrogen technology
NASA answered a call to help the world's largest aerospace company develop a better way to generate electricity for its aircraft. Instead, it wound up helping a very small technology company to thrive.
Taking to the sky: Airshow ready for take off
A lot is at stake in the Farnborough International Airshow, the aviation industry's biggest annual event, which opens Monday.