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June 29, 2022, 5:07 PM

Feds To Audit Oversight of Boeing 737, 787 Programs

The Department of Transportation’s Office of the Inspector General confirmed that it will audit the FAA's oversight of B737 and 787 production processes.

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Jun 29, 2022 - 5:07 PM
The Department of Transportation’s Office of the Inspector General confirmed that it will audit the FAA's oversight of B737 and 787 production processes.
Jun 29, 2022 - 9:16 AM
The UN’s aviation arm resolves to call on Russia to end its infractions of the Chicago Convention.
Gulfstream G800 first flight
Jun 28, 2022 - 1:59 PM
The first Gulfstream G800—registered as N800G—completed its inaugural flight this morning, officially launching the flight-test program for the twinjet.
Jun 28, 2022 - 12:18 PM
Bombardier continues to pay down debt as workers win 18.5 percent pay raise.
Daher TBM 960 in flight over snow capped mountains
Jun 27, 2022 - 12:05 PM
Daher’s latest-generation TBM turboprop single—the TBM 960—received FAA validation on Friday, with deliveries in the U.S. now pending.
German Chancellor Olaf Scholz poses in front of an Italian air force F-35 in the static display.
Jun 27, 2022 - 5:36 AM
The pending F-35 contract is only one of several new procurements in progress in Germany as a result of increased tension in Europe.
Typhoon Spain
Jun 24, 2022 - 5:42 AM
The new fighter aircraft for Spain will be fitted with ECRS Mk1 E-Scan radar, and will be based in the Canary Islands.
Jun 23, 2022 - 7:00 PM
Divergent views of hydrogen’s immediate potential have Boeing and Airbus at odds once again.
Airbus H145 helicopter owned by Bavarian police takes off from airport helipad
Jun 22, 2022 - 11:33 AM
Universal is providing panel and helmet mounted enhanced vision displays to European law enforcement agencies.
Flaris LAR-1 in flight
Jun 22, 2022 - 11:31 AM
Metal Master readies second production-conforming Flaris LAR-1 personal jet for flight testing.