Aircraft manufacturing

President Donald Trump, first lady Melania Trump, French President Emmanuel Macron and his wife Brigitte Macron pose for a photo in front of Mount Vernon, the home of President George Washington, in Mount Vernon, Va., Monday, April 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
April 23, 2018 - 10:31 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Tending to bonding before business, President Donald Trump and France's Emmanuel Macron opened the French president's visit Monday with an anything-but-ordinary double date with their wives at George Washington's house. The presidents and their spouses hopped on a helicopter bound...
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National Transportation Safety Board investigators examine damage to the engine of the Southwest Airlines plane that made an emergency landing at Philadelphia International Airport in Philadelphia on Tuesday, April 17, 2018. The Southwest Airlines jet blew the engine at 32,000 feet and got hit by shrapnel that smashed a window, setting off a desperate scramble by passengers to save a woman from getting sucked out. She later died, and seven others were injured. (NTSB via AP)
April 19, 2018 - 4:38 pm
DALLAS (AP) — Southwest Airlines sought more time last year to inspect fan blades like the one that snapped off during one of its flights Tuesday in an engine failure that left a passenger dead. The airline opposed a recommendation by the engine manufacturer to require ultrasonic inspections of...
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The engine on a Southwest Airlines plane is inspected as it sits on the runway at the Philadelphia International Airport after it made an emergency landing in Philadelphia, Tuesday, April 17, 2018. (Amanda Bourman via AP)
April 18, 2018 - 3:37 am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Southwest Airlines jet with a damaged engine and broken window made an emergency landing at Philadelphia's airport Tuesday, and one passenger was critically injured. A former federal investigator theorized the plane blew an engine and the shrapnel hit the aircraft. Seven other...
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April 13, 2018 - 7:13 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian lawmakers have submitted a wide-ranging bill that could freeze crucial exports to the United States. The bill, which was drafted by leading lawmakers at the State Duma in response to the new round of U.S. sanctions announced last week, proposes a wide range of restrictions for...
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April 05, 2018 - 6:53 pm
MOJAVE, Calif. (AP) — Virgin Galactic's new spaceship climbed at supersonic speed over California's Mojave Desert on Thursday in the company's first powered flight since the fatal crash of its original rocketship in 2014. The flight of VSS Unity was a major step forward, said the company, which...
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March 11, 2018 - 10:53 am
AKRON, Ohio (AP) — An airship aficionado's memorabilia collection documenting the history of lighter-than-air flight is headed to northeast Ohio — the home of Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company and the birthplace of its blimps. The University of Akron is accepting 100 boxes of rare toys, books,...
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FILE- In this file photo dated Sunday, 9 March 2014, a Vietnamese air force aircraft AN-26 is seen at a base in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Russia's Defense Ministry says an AN-26 Russian military cargo plane of the same type has crashed in Syria, killing 32 people onboard. (AP Photo/Na Son Nguyen, File)
March 06, 2018 - 12:07 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian military cargo plane crashed as it was descending to land at an air base in Syria on Tuesday, killing all 39 people onboard, the Russian Defense Ministry said. The Russian military said an An-26, with 33 passengers and six crew members onboard, crashed just 500 meters (1,600...
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FILE - In this Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018, file photo, emergency personnel arrive at the scene of a deadly tour helicopter crash along the jagged rocks of the Grand Canyon, in Arizona. The parents of a British tourist who died after the crash have filed a lawsuit. (Teddy Fujimoto via AP, File)
March 03, 2018 - 12:34 am
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — The parents of a British tourist who died after the Grand Canyon sightseeing helicopter he was in crashed have filed the first wrongful death lawsuit related to last month's crash. The complaint filed Friday in Clark County District Court in Nevada accused helicopter owner...
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FILE - In this Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018, file photo, emergency personnel arrive at the scene of a deadly tour helicopter crash along the jagged rocks of the Grand Canyon, in Arizona. The parents of a British tourist who died after the crash have filed a lawsuit. (Teddy Fujimoto via AP, File)
March 02, 2018 - 11:48 pm
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — The parents of a British tourist who died after the Grand Canyon sightseeing helicopter he was in crashed filed the first wrongful death lawsuit Friday related to last month's crash. The complaint filed in Clark County District Court in Nevada accused helicopter owner...
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In this photo provided by Tasnim News Agency, a rescue helicopter flies over the Dena mountains while searching for wreckage of a plane that crashed on Sunday, in southern Iran, Monday, Feb. 19, 2018. Iranian search and rescue teams on Monday reached the site of a plane crash the previous day that authorities say killed all 65 people on board, Iran's Press TV reported.(Ali Khodaei/Tasnim News Agency via AP)
February 20, 2018 - 2:19 pm
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranian search-and-rescue teams on Tuesday offered the first images of the site of an airplane crash in southern Iran that killed 65 people, with officials hoping to reach the aircraft's "black boxes" to learn exactly what downed the flight. State television aired footage...
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