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Airlines continue to flock to the Boeing 737 Max as it debuts on Alaska and United places a massive new order

An Alaska Airlines Boeing 737 Max. Alaska Airlines Alaska Airlines began passenger flights with the Boeing 737 Max on Monday. The first day of flights saw two round-trips, the first from Seattle to San Diego, California. United Airlines just placed an order for an additional 25 Boeing 737 Max aircraft.   Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Boeing's most notorious aircraft is having a great start to March with two milestones to kick off the month. Alaska Airlines began p...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, News, Air Travel, Mexico, Planes, US, Los Angeles, Trends, Eu, Flying, Canada, Alaska, Hawaii, Airplanes, San Diego


FAA directs air carriers to inspect engines similar to failed one on United 328

The Federal Aviation Administration on Tuesday directed air carriers to inspect all Pratt & Whitney engines similar to the one that dramatically failed on a United Airlines flight on Saturday.
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FAA directs air carriers to inspect engines similar to the one that failed on the United Airlines flight

The Federal Aviation Administration on Tuesday directed air carriers to inspect all Pratt & Whitney engines similar to the one that dramatically failed on a United Airlines flight on Saturday.
Tags: Cnn, Faa, United Airlines, Federal Aviation Administration, Pratt Whitney


SpaceX is about to reattempt a high-altitude flight of its Starship rocket. The last 2 prototypes blew up.

SpaceX's Starship SN9 prototype failed to ignite one of its engines upon landing, so it slammed into the ground and exploded on February 2, 2021. Left: Hannibal Hanschke/Reuters; Right: SPadre.com SpaceX is set to launch its newest Starship prototype tens of thousands of feet into the air as early as this week. Elon Musk estimated a 60% chance of a successful landing. The last two prototypes blew up. The launch window is fluid, so we will update this post once SpaceX confirms a planned...
Tags: Transportation, Spacex, Elon Musk, Science, News, Washington Post, Trends, Earth, Cnn, Spaceships, Mars, Faa, Rocket Launch, Federal Aviation Administration, Musk, Hannibal Hanschke Reuters


United will still fly the Boeing 777-200 after a scary engine failure in Colorado - but the ones still flying have a different engine

A United Airlines Boeing 777. Nicolas Economou/NurPhoto/Getty United Airlines' fleet of 24 Boeing 777-200 aircraft has been grounded by the Federal Aviation Administration, but the aircraft will keep flying. A fleet of 22 United Boeing 777-200s are unaffected as they're powered by General Electric engines. Passengers booked on the 777 might still fly on the aircraft but others will be moved to different jets.  Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. The Federal Aviation Adm...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, News, Air Travel, Colorado, Planes, Trends, Flying, Aviation, Faa, General Electric, Boeing, Denver, United, United Airlines, Federal Aviation Administration


Experts say the plane and engine used by United have a safe track record - and the scary landing in Colorado should have minimal impact on the airline

The United Airlines Boeing 777-222 that experienced an in-flight engine failure. AaronP/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images A United Airlines jet made an emergency landing after an engine failure on Saturday. Three aviation regulators have effectively grounded Boeing 777s with PW4000-112 engines pending an investigation.  Experts say the issue isn't likely systemic with the plane or engine, given the track record of both.  Only 69 aircraft in the world are affected, and United is the only US carrier w...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, Japan, News, Colorado, US, San Francisco, Trends, Chicago, Flying, Hawaii, Aviation, Airlines, Engines, Faa, General Electric


After a Boeing 777 Rained Failed-Engine Debris on Neighborhood Below, More Planes Grounded (slashdot)

After a twin-engine, wide-bodied Boeing 777 took off from a Denver airport — carrying 231 passengers and 10 crew members — its right engine failed. It began dropping debris on several neighborhoods below, CNBC reports. America's Federal Aviation Administration issued a statement saying it was "aware of reports of debris in the vicinity of the airplane's flight path," CNBC adds, noting that less than 30 minutes later the plane had returned to the airport. No passengers were injured. Today the...
Tags: Japan, News, America, Bloomberg, Faa, Boeing, Denver, Cnbc, United Airlines, Japan Airlines, Federal Aviation Administration, Pratt Whitney, Dickson, ANA Holdings, JAL, Steve Dickson


24 Boeing 777s removed from service

United Airlines is removing all of its Boeing 777 planes currently in service that are powered by Pratt & Whitney 4000 series engines after the Federal Aviation Administration called for stepped-up inspections.
Tags: Asia, News, Boeing, United Airlines, Federal Aviation Administration, Pratt Whitney


United grounds 24 Boeing 777s after an engine failed midair, burning and dropping debris

The engine of a United Airlines Boeing 777 plane on Saturday. YouTube/9News Airlines are grounding Boeing 777 planes with certain engines after one failed soon after takeoff. Video from a United passenger showed an engine on fire. The plane landed safely but dropped debris. Other airlines that fly the same plane grounded them too, as recommended by Boeing. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. United Airlines is grounding 24 Boeing 777 planes after an engine failed soon a...
Tags: Transportation, Japan, Colorado, US, Trends, Cnn, News UK, Faa, Boeing, Denver, United, United Airlines, Japan Airlines, Federal Aviation Administration, Honolulu, National Transportation Safety Board


24 Boeing 777s removed from service

United Airlines is removing all of its Boeing 777 planes currently in service that are powered by Pratt & Whitney 4000 series engines after the Federal Aviation Administration called for stepped-up inspections.
Tags: News, Middle East, Boeing, United Airlines, Federal Aviation Administration, Pratt Whitney


FAA Ends Investigations Into Crashed SpaceX Starship Prototypes: Report

The Federal Aviation Administration has ended its investigations into SpaceX’s last two Starship prototype tests, dubbed SN8 and SN9, according to CNN’s Jackie Wattles. News of the federal probes threw the launch of SpaceX’s SN10 prototype into legal limbo, but on Sunday CEO Elon Musk seemed confident that the matter…Read more...
Tags: Spacex, Elon Musk, Science, Cnn, Faa, Federal Aviation Administration, Jackie Wattles


FAA orders inspections on Boeing 777 airplanes after one experienced engine failure and dropped debris over Colorado

United Airlines Boeing 777-222 takes off at Los Angeles international Airport on September 15, 2020 in Los Angeles, California. AaronP/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images A Boeing 777 operated by United Airlines experienced engine failure Saturday, dropping debris over Colorado. The FAA is now requiring inspections of all Boeing 777 jets with a particular engine model. United also announced they would be grounding 24 active aircraft as they conduct a review. Visit the Business section of Insider for m...
Tags: Transportation, News, Colorado, Trends, Engine, Faa, Boeing, Denver, United, United Airlines, Federal Aviation Administration, National Transportation Safety Board, Los Angeles International Airport, Los Angeles California, HONOLULU Hawaii, Denver International Airport


United Airlines removing 24 Boeing 777s from service after Denver incident

United Airlines is removing all of its Boeing 777 planes currently in service that are powered by Pratt & Whitney 4000 series engines after the Federal Aviation Administration called for stepped-up inspections.
Tags: Cnn, Boeing, Denver, United Airlines, Federal Aviation Administration, Pratt Whitney


Some Boeing 777 airplanes likely to be removed from service, FAA says

The Federal Aviation Administration is stepping up inspections of Boeing 777 airplanes equipped with certain Pratt & Whitney PW4000 engines and it's likely some will be removed from service, according to a statement from FAA Administrator Steve Dickson.
Tags: Cnn, Faa, Boeing, Federal Aviation Administration, Pratt Whitney


A plane suffering engine failure dropped debris in people's yards as it flew over Colorado, then landed safely

In this photo provided by the Broomfield Police Department on Twitter, debris is scattered in the front yard of a house at near 13th and Elmwood, Saturday, Feb. 20, 2021, in Broomfield, Colo. Broomfield Police Department via Associated Press A United Airlines flight dropped debris over Broomfield, Colorado, on Saturday. The flight suffered engine failure after takeoff, and returned to the Denver airport safely. No injuries on the ground or on the plane were reported. Visit the Business sec...
Tags: Transportation, News, Colorado, Trends, Faa, Denver, United Airlines, Federal Aviation Administration, National Transportation Safety Board, HONOLULU Hawaii, Elmwood, Denver International Airport, Broomfield Colorado, Michelle Mark, Broomfield Police, Broomfield Police Department


Passenger plane drops debris on Denver suburbs then lands safely

FAA: United flight suffered engine failure before landingWitness sees explosion and smoke from low-flying airlinerA United Airlines flight bound for Honolulu suffered a right engine failure on Saturday shortly after departing Denver International Airport and scattered debris before returning safely to the airport, the Federal Aviation Administration said.United said in a statement there were no reported injuries on Flight 328, which had 231 passengers and 10 crew on board. Continue reading...
Tags: Business, Colorado, World news, US news, Air transport, Faa, Denver, United, United Airlines, Federal Aviation Administration, Honolulu, Denver International Airport


I flew on American's Boeing 737 Max and found the airline doing the bare minimum to inform passengers they were booked on the notorious plane

An American Airlines' Boeing 737 Max 8. American Airlines is the largest Boeing 737 Max operator currently, averaging over 50 daily flights. One problem faced by the airline is passenger confidence in the aircraft that's killed 346 people. I flew from New York to Miami on the Max and found American to be less than forthcoming about the aircraft. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. American Airlines was the first US airline to fly the Boeing 737 Max following its 2...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, New York, News, Planes, New York City, US, Trends, Features, Gogo, Miami, Boeing, United, Laguardia, United Airlines, Federal Aviation Administration


I flew on American's Boeing 737 Max and found the airline doing the bare minimum to inform passengers they were booked on the ill-fated plane

An American Airlines' Boeing 737 Max 8. American Airlines is the largest Boeing 737 Max operator currently, averaging over 50 daily flights. One problem faced by the airline is passenger confidence in the aircraft that's killed 346 people. I flew from New York to Miami on the Max and found American to be less than forthcoming about the aircraft. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. American Airlines was the first US airline to fly the Boeing 737 Max following its 2...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, New York, News, Planes, New York City, US, Trends, Features, Gogo, Miami, Boeing, United, Laguardia, United Airlines, Federal Aviation Administration


I flew on United Airlines' first Boeing 737 Max flight in nearly 2 years and it was just the boring flight the airline needed

Flying on a United Airlines Boeing 737 Max 9. Thomas Pallini/Insider United Airlines became the second US airline to resume Boeing 737 Max flights on Thursday. The first flight flew from Denver to Houston in the first step to rebuilds consumer confidence.  United plans to fly the jet across the US initially from bases in Denver and Houston. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. United Airlines resumed flying the Boeing 737 Max on Thursday after a 23-month hiatus that bega...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, Florida, News, Air Travel, Colorado, Planes, US, Trends, Features, Flying, George Bush, Aviation, Airlines, Houston, Boeing


The pilot in Kobe Bryant's fatal helicopter crash appeared to violate flight standards and likely became disoriented when he flew through the clouds, NTSB finds

Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna Bryant attend a basketball game between the Los Angeles Lakers and the Atlanta Hawks at Staples Center on November 17, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. Allen Berezovsky/Getty Images Investigators say the pilot flying Kobe Bryant's helicopter violated federal standards before crash. They said the pilot flew through clouds and became disoriented. Bryant, his 13-year-old daughter Gianna, and seven others died in the helicopter crash last year. Visit the Bus...
Tags: Death, News, California, US, Sports, Los Angeles, Trends, Ap, Nba, Dallas, Helicopter Crash, Kobe Bryant, Orange County, Detroit, Faa, Ventura County


FAA to oversee investigation of SpaceX Mars rocket prototype's explosive landing

The Federal Aviation Administration said it will oversee an investigation into a crash landing of a SpaceX prototype rocket on Tuesday. The announcement comes after the FAA forced SpaceX to delay the launch as it investigated a previous explosion of a similar rocket prototype.
Tags: Spacex, Cnn, Faa, Federal Aviation Administration


Elon Musk blasted the FAA for canceling SpaceX's Starship flight following a reported launch license violation

Elon Musk, the founder, CEO, and chief designer of SpaceX. Susan Walsh/AP SpaceX was ready to attempt a Starship rocket test flight on Thursday, but it couldn't get clearance from the FAA. Elon Musk criticized the agency on Twitter, saying that with its rules "humanity will never get to Mars," but the FAA told Insider it was working with SpaceX to "resolve outstanding safety issues."  On Friday, The Verge reported the hold-up may be related to a launch-license violation with the first high...
Tags: Transportation, Twitter, Space, Spacex, Elon Musk, Texas, Science, News, Washington Post, Trends, Ars Technica, Earth, Mars, Faa, Spaceflight, Rocket Launch


Are the US Military's GPS Tests Threatening Airline Safety? (slashdot)

Long-time Slashdot reader cusco quotes a new report from IEEE Spectrum: In August 2018, a passenger aircraft in Idaho, flying in smoky conditions, reportedly suffered GPS interference from military tests and was saved from crashing into a mountain only by the last-minute intervention of an air traffic controller. "Loss of life can happen because air traffic control and a flight crew believe their equipment are working as intended, but are in fact leading them into the side of the mountain," wro...
Tags: News, Los Angeles, Nasa, United States, Idaho, US military, Pentagon, Federal Aviation Administration, University of Texas at Austin, ASRS, EditorDavid, Todd E Humphreys, Radionavigation Laboratory


Elon Musk blasted the FAA for canceling a Starship test flight as the agency reportedly probes launch license violation

Elon Musk, who founded SpaceX in 2002. PETER PARKS/AFP via Getty Images SpaceX was ready to attempt a Starship rocket test flight on Thursday, but it couldn't get clearance from the FAA. Elon Musk criticized the agency on Twitter, saying that with its rules "humanity will never get to Mars," but the FAA told Insider it was working with SpaceX to "resolve outstanding safety issues."  On Friday, The Verge reported the hold-up may be related to the first high-altitude Starship flight, whic...
Tags: Transportation, Twitter, Space, Spacex, Elon Musk, Texas, Science, News, Washington Post, Trends, Ars Technica, Earth, Mars, Faa, Spaceflight, Rocket Launch


Elon Musk blasted the FAA for canceling a Starship test flight as the agency reportedly probes a SpaceX launch license violation

Elon Musk, who founded SpaceX in 2002. PETER PARKS/AFP via Getty Images SpaceX was ready to attempt a Starship rocket test flight on Thursday, but it couldn't get clearance from the FAA. Elon Musk criticized the agency on Twitter, saying that with its rules "humanity will never get to Mars," but the FAA told Insider it was working with SpaceX to "resolve outstanding safety issues."  On Friday, The Verge reported the hold-up may be related to the first high-altitude Starship flight, whic...
Tags: Transportation, Twitter, Space, Spacex, Elon Musk, Texas, Science, News, Washington Post, Trends, Ars Technica, Earth, Mars, Faa, Spaceflight, Rocket Launch


Elon Musk blasted the FAA for canceling a Starship test launch, but the agency said 'outstanding safety issues' were at play

Elon Musk, who founded SpaceX in 2002. PETER PARKS/AFP via Getty Images SpaceX was ready to attempt a Starship rocket test flight on Thursday, but it couldn't get clearance from the FAA. Elon Musk criticized the agency on Twitter, saying that with its rules "humanity will never get to Mars." However, the FAA told Insider it was working with SpaceX to "resolve outstanding safety issues."  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. SpaceX was ready to launch its latest prototype ...
Tags: Transportation, Twitter, Space, Spacex, Elon Musk, Texas, Science, News, Washington Post, Trends, Ars Technica, Earth, Mars, Faa, Spaceflight, Rocket Launch


Over 200 American Airlines flights canceled after temporary FAA grounding

PSA Airlines, one of American Airlines' largest operators of regional flights, has been "temporarily grounded" by the Federal Aviation Administration for an inspection issue on nearly all of its planes, according to an internal email obtained by CNN.
Tags: News, Stories, Faa, Federal Aviation Administration, American Airlines, PSA Airlines


Over 200 flights on American Airlines' regional carrier canceled after temporary FAA grounding

PSA Airlines, one of American Airlines' largest operators of regional flights, has been "temporarily grounded" by the Federal Aviation Administration for an inspection issue on nearly all of its planes, according to an internal email obtained by CNN.
Tags: Cnn, Faa, Federal Aviation Administration, American Airlines, PSA Airlines


More than 200 American Airlines flights canceled after temporary FAA grounding

PSA Airlines, one of American Airlines' largest operators of regional flights, has been "temporarily grounded" by the Federal Aviation Administration for an inspection issue on nearly all of its planes, according to an internal email obtained by CNN.
Tags: News, Stories, Faa, Federal Aviation Administration, American Airlines, PSA Airlines


The Boeing 737 Max has flown over 2,700 flights since its November ungrounding as the EU gives the green light

Boeing test pilot Jim Webb gives a thumbs-up from the cockpit of a 737 MAX 7 at Boeing Field, on March 16, 2018 in Seattle, Washington, after completing the plane's first flight. The aircraft is the shortest variant of fuel efficient MAX family. Stephen Brashear/Getty Images The Boeing 737 Max has flown over 2,700 passenger flights across 5,500 hours since November 2020.  Five airlines currently fly passengers on the Max in the US, Canada, Brazil, Panama, and Mexico.  The European Unio...
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