Boeing to develop pilotless plane
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Tuesday, 02 March 2021 12:12

Boeing to develop pilotless plane


A 737 MAX with the windows open


Boeing will use a pilotless, fighter-like jet developed in Australia as the basis for its US Air Force Skyborg prototype.

Boeing accused of knifing hybrid electric jet outfit
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Even as it invested in the company

Aviation startup Zunum Aero filed a lawsuit this week accusing Boeing of fraud, technology theft, breach of contract, and misappropriation of trade secrets.

Boeing's 737 Max changes are not enough
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Wednesday, 23 September 2020 12:19

Boeing's 737 Max changes are not enough


Whistleblower warns

A whistle blower at Boeing is urging aviation regulators to add additional protections to the grounded 737 Max.

Boeing to produce Aussie un-manned fighter
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Rolled out by the middle of the decade

Boeing has said that it will go into mass production of its unmanned, fighter-like jet developed in Australia likely happening by the middle of the decade.

Boeing releases software updates for 737 Max
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Wednesday, 08 April 2020 11:28

Boeing releases software updates for 737 Max


Hopes to get the planes in the air again

Boeing said it will make two new software updates to the 737 MAX’s flight control computer in a bid to get the troubled planes off the ground again and hopefully back on the ground again without crashing.

NASA investigates Boeing's software checking
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Friday, 07 February 2020 10:48

NASA investigates Boeing's software checking


Apparently, it may not be up to snuff

A second software problem during a CST-100 Starliner test flight is prompting a NASA safety panel to recommend a review of Boeing's software verification processes.

Boeing satellite about to explode
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Tuesday, 28 January 2020 10:02

Boeing satellite about to explode


Moving away to Max orbit

A satellite built by Boeing and operated by DirecTV is moving to a higher orbit because the signs are that it is about to explode.

Boeings' 737 Max woes go orbital
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Monday, 13 January 2020 11:55

Boeings' 737 Max woes go orbital


NASA is a bit worried about the Starliner spacecraft

In the wake of the 737 Max fiasco, NASA appears to be a bit worried about Boeing’s Starline rocket.

Boeing staff mocked the MAX
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Friday, 10 January 2020 11:46

Boeing staff mocked the MAX


Designed by clowns supervised by monkeys

Boeing has released hundreds of internal messages that showed its staff had a really low opinion of its 737 MAX.

Top technology cock-ups of 2019
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Friday, 27 December 2019 13:03

Top technology cock-ups of 2019


You bet that Apple is there

Every year some technology ends up causing more problems than it cures or just turns out to be total pants. We usually consider Apple the front runner for providing over-priced technology that no one ever needs or just messing up something simple. However this year it had a competition which was so stiff it would have made Priapus (pictured) proud or rather prouder.