Aircraft manufacturing

Airbus CEO Tom Enders, right, speaks to journalists while Airbus CFO Harald Wilhelm looks on, during the Airbus Group press conference on the 2017 annual results in Toulouse, France, Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018. Shares in European plane maker Airbus flew higher on Thursday after the company reported improved earnings and was more upbeat about the future following problems to several of its key aircraft programs. (AP Photo/Fred Scheiber)
February 15, 2018 - 11:42 am
PARIS (AP) — Shares in European plane maker Airbus flew higher on Thursday after the company reported improved earnings and was more upbeat about the future following problems to several of its key aircraft programs. The company said that it surged to a net profit of 1 billion euros ($1.25 billion...
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Police investigate the scene where several people were killed and others injured when a helicopter crashed into a home in Newport Beach, Calif., Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018. The four-seat Robinson R44 went down in a gated community in Newport Beach, about 45 miles southeast of Los Angeles. Revolution Aviation, which is based at the airport and operated the helicopter, offers helicopter and airplane classes, the use of aircraft for photography and video production as well as sightseeing flights. (Allen J. Schaben/Los Angeles Times via AP)
January 31, 2018 - 9:04 pm
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (AP) — A helicopter that crashed in Southern California, killing three people on board, didn't send a distress call before plummeting into a home in a gated community, a federal investigator said Wednesday. The Robinson R44 helicopter was headed to Catalina Island when it went...
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FILE - This Thursday, Oct. 29, 2015, file photo shows a Bombardier plant in Montreal. Delivering a big defeat to Boeing, a U.S. trade panel ruled Friday, Jan. 26, 2018, that the U.S. aircraft giant was not harmed by competition from Canada's Bombardier. (Graham Hughes/The Canadian Press via AP, File)
January 26, 2018 - 4:07 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Delivering a big defeat to Boeing, a U.S. trade panel ruled Friday that the U.S. aircraft giant was not harmed by competition from Canada's Bombardier. The 4-0 decision by the independent International Trade Commission effectively blocks the Trump administration from slapping 292...
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FILE - In this Thursday, Oct. 13, 2016, file photo, a Delta Air Lines sign overlooks the unloading area at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, in Atlanta. On Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017, Delta announced it will order 100 Airbus A321neo jets with a sticker price of $12.7 billion and take an option to buy another 100 jets, a deal that Chicago-based Boeing had hoped to land. (AP Photo/David Goldman, File)
December 14, 2017 - 6:39 pm
Delta Air Lines has picked Europe's Airbus over Boeing for a huge order of new jets. Delta said Thursday that it will order 100 Airbus A321neo jets with a sticker price of $12.7 billion and take an option to buy another 100 jets, a deal that Chicago-based Boeing had hoped to land. Financial terms...
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November 28, 2017 - 7:11 pm
Drones that collide with planes cause more damage than birds of the same size because of their solid motors, batteries and other parts, a study released by the Federal Aviation Administration on Tuesday found. The study's researchers say aircraft-manufacturing standards designed for bird strikes...
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The artist rendering provided by Airbus on Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2017 shows an Airbus e-FanX hybrid test plane. The aircraft will be flying with one electric turbofan motor and 3 conventional engines. The electric power for the electric engine is being produced by a turbine within the plane that serves as a generator. (Airbus via AP)
November 28, 2017 - 8:12 am
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Airbus, Siemens and Rolls-Royce are teaming up to develop a hybrid passenger plane that would use a single electric turbofan along with three conventional jet engines running on aviation fuel. The plane is an effort to develop and demonstrate technology that in the future...
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Bill Franke, managing partner of Indigo Partners, left, speaks next to John Leahy, chief operating officer – Customers of Airbus, during an Airbus press conference in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017. Airbus signed a $49.5 billion deal on Wednesday to sell 430 airplanes to the Phoenix-based private equity firm that owns Frontier Airlines, striking the European aerospace company's biggest deal ever at the Dubai Air Show. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili)
November 15, 2017 - 8:10 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Airbus signed a $49.5 billion deal on Wednesday to sell 430 airplanes to the Phoenix-based private equity firm that owns Frontier Airlines, striking the European aerospace company's biggest deal ever at the Dubai Air Show. Meanwhile, Boeing reached an agreement...
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A plane of Al Fursan, or the Knights, a UAE Air Force aerobatic display team, performs during the Dubai Air Show, United Arab Emirates, Monday, Nov. 13, 2017. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili)
November 14, 2017 - 10:28 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Boeing Co. inked a $1.3 billion deal on Tuesday to sell four 777 freighters to Ethiopian Airlines as an aircraft provider to a Kuwaiti carrier resuming operations tentatively agreed to buy 25 Airbus A320neos. Chicago-based Boeing and Ethiopian, Africa's largest...
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Emirati visitors walk past a Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner during the opening day of the Dubai Air Show, United Arab Emirates, Sunday, Nov. 12, 2017. The biennial Dubai Air Show opened Sunday with hometown long-haul carrier Emirates making a $15.1 billion buy of American-made Boeing 787-10 Dreamliners, as the world's biggest defense companies promoted their weapons amid heightened tensions between Saudi Arabia and Iran. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili)
November 12, 2017 - 9:16 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Long-haul carrier Emirates purchased 40 American-made Boeing 787-10 Dreamliners on Sunday at the start of the biennial Dubai Air Show, a $15.1 billion deal certain to please U.S. President Donald Trump who has touted the plane's sales as a job creator in America...
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FILE - In this Monday, Oct. 19, 2015, file photo, a worker walks in front of a sign at Boeing's 737 delivery center at Boeing Field in Seattle. The Boeing Co. reports earnings Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2017. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)
October 25, 2017 - 9:12 am
CHICAGO (AP) — Boeing posted better-than-expected, third-quarter net income of $1.85 billion and raised its outlook for the year. The Chicago company earned $3.06 per share, or $2.72 when adjusted for one-time gains and charges. That's 7 cents better than industry analysts had predicted, according...
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