Boeing removed a feature that protects its 787 planes during lightning strikes as a cost-cutting measure, even after FAA experts objected




Boeing removed a feature that protects its 787 planes during lightning strikes as a cost-cutting measure, even after FAA experts objected
Boeing removed a feature that protects its 787 planes during lightning strikes as a cost-cutting measure, even after FAA experts objected  
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American Airlines has struggled to secure financing for 17 jets it had expected Boeing to deliver this year due to the coronavirus crisis, the report said, citing people familiar with the matter. Boeing has been working to help line up financing for American's 737 MAX jets, and under one possible scenario, the planemaker's financing arm could purchase the aircraft and lease them to American, eventually selling the planes and the payment stream to leasing companies, according to the report.

Avolon Cancels 27 Of Boeing 737 Max Aircraft Order
Avolon Cancels 27 Of Boeing 737 Max Aircraft Order

Aircraft lessor Avolon announced that it cancelled commitments to acquire an additional 27 of Boeing Co.'s (BA) 737 MAX aircraft after already cancelling 75 of the planes in the first quarter of the year.In addition, Avolon scrapped the commitment to acquire one of Airbus Group's (EADSF) A330 neo aircraft due to be delivered in 2022 and deferred the delivery of 3 A320 neo family aircraft from 2020/21 to 2022.Boeing's 737 MAX aircraft have been grounded since March 2019 following a second deadly crash. The plane maker has recently started flight tests of the 737 MAX to try and receive regulatory approval for it to return to fly.The announcement is another setback for Boeing, which has seen...

NASA hits Boeing with 80 recommendations before next space test
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NASA has drawn up a list of 80 recommendations that US aerospace giant Boeing will have to address before attempting to refly its Starliner space capsule, following the failure of an uncrewed test last year. The recommendations primarily concern the on-board software, which was the main problem with the flight test last December. The capsule could not be placed in the correct orbit, due to a clock error, and a had to return to Earth after two days instead of docking with the International Space Station as planned.

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