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<img src="https://media.bizj.us/view/img/10646140/vaupell-death-investigations-01*100xx3033-3045-295-0.jpg">One of Boeing's biggest plastic parts suppliers is under investigation after a fatal factory accident in Seattle.

A piece of machinery fell and struck a worker on May 30 at Vaupell Molding and Tooling, triggering a series of events that have resulted in an investigation of the injection molding plastic parts manufacturer by Boeing, the Washington state Department of Labor and Industries and the Federal Aviation Administration.

Acheni Selifis, 32, was hit in the head and died June 2, according to…<div>
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Death at Seattle Boeing supplier triggers investigations

One of Boeing’s biggest plastic parts suppliers is under investigation after a fatal factory accident in Seattle. A piece of machinery fell and struck a worker on May 30 at Vaupell Molding and Tooling, triggering a series of events that have resulted in an investigation of the injection molding plastic parts manufacturer by Boeing, the […]

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<img src="https://media.bizj.us/view/img/2828931/boeing-737-max-engines*100xx410-410-0-0.png">Boeing Commercial Airplanes delivered a record number of aircraft during its most recent quarter, lifted by increased production of its 737 passenger jets and more 747 deliveries.

The Chicago-based jet maker said Thursday that it delivered 202 airplanes during the third quarter, surpassing the previous quarterly record of 199 that was set in 2015 and tied in 2016.

Boeing delivered 145 of its popular 737 single-aisle jets during the three-month period (ended Sept. 30). That's more than the previous…<div>
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Boeing posts record airplane deliveries; Dreamliner deal reported

Boeing Commercial Airplanes delivered a record number of aircraft during its most recent quarter, lifted by increased production of its 737 passenger jets and more 747 deliveries. The Chicago-based jet maker said Thursday that it delivered 202 airplanes during the third quarter, surpassing the previous quarterly record of 199 that was set in 2015 and […]

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<img src="https://media.bizj.us/view/img/10632762/m587518*100xx3631-3636-1347-0.jpg">A violent engine failure aboard an Air France Airbus A380 jet last weekend could add to the aging superjumbo jet's woes, an aerospace analyst says.

A second industry analyst, though, said that what happened after the scary engine failure instead highlighted how robust the jet was during a real emergency.

The Air France jet was carrying 496 passengers and 24 crew members on a flight from Paris to Los Angeles when one of its four engines exploded as it cruised above Greenland. It made an emergency…<div>
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How an Airbus A380 survived an engine failure — and what it says about jet’s future

A violent engine failure aboard an Air France Airbus A380 jet last weekend could add to the aging superjumbo jet’s woes, an aerospace analyst says. A second industry analyst, though, said that what happened after the scary engine failure instead highlighted how robust the jet was during a real emergency. The Air France jet was […]

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<img src="https://media.bizj.us/view/img/10212871/jc7220*100xx3833-3840-1905-0.jpg">Boeing's Dreamliner 787 wide body jet, once a troubled airplane, is now a star among airlines, the jet maker says.

Boeing (NYSE: BA) recently released details about its Dreamliner 787 family of jets, including the 787-8 and 787-9, and its soon to be introduced 787-10, which is undergoing flight tests.

The jets with between 242 and 290 seats have racked up some impressive numbers:



The airplane has its own hashtag on Twitter and Instagram, allowing passengers from around the world to share their…<div>
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18 billion pounds of fuel saved: Boeing releases new Dreamliner data

Boeing’s Dreamliner 787 wide body jet, once a troubled airplane, is now a star among airlines, the jet maker says. Boeing (NYSE: BA) recently released details about its Dreamliner 787 family of jets, including the 787-8 and 787-9, and its soon to be introduced 787-10, which is undergoing flight tests. The jets with between 242 […]

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<img src="https://media.bizj.us/view/img/10629540/3186051601-4*100xx2823-2830-774-0.jpg">Boeing customer Monarch Airlines of Great Britain sank into bankruptcy Monday, a failure that hits the Chicago-based commercial aircraft maker on two fronts.

Before its collapse, Monarch had outstanding orders for 30 737 Max 8 jets — made at Boeing's Renton manufacturing complex — Boeing's orders and deliveries website shows.

The bankruptcy also cast doubt over a new maintenance and engineering services deal that Boeing's fledgling Global Services unit inked with Monarch at the Paris Air Show…<div>
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Monarch Airlines bankruptcy leaves big Boeing 737 Max order, services deal in limbo

Boeing customer Monarch Airlines of Great Britain sank into bankruptcy Monday, a failure that hits the Chicago-based commercial aircraft maker on two fronts. Before its collapse, Monarch had outstanding orders for 30 737 Max 8 jets — made at Boeing’s Renton manufacturing complex — Boeing’s orders and deliveries website shows. The bankruptcy also cast doubt […]

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