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January 11, 2013 at 7:14 AM

Feds say 787 is safe but will get broad, unusual FAA review

Top federal transportation regulators and Boeing Commercial Airplanes CEO Ray Conner announced a broad and unusual review of the 787 Dreamliner’s systems Friday morning, but they insisted the plane is safe and has performed well. In a press conference in Washington, D.C., Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood and Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) chief Michael Huerta said…


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April 14, 2012 at 11:10 PM

Tornadoes damage Boeing plant in Wichita

The Wichita Eagle reported on its website Saturday evening that the storms caused heavy damage at Spirit AeroSystems, Boeing and McConnell Air Force Base. Boeing spokesman Forrest Gossett told the Eagle that the plant “took a direct hit.” A skeleton crew was on duty, he said, but there were no immediate reports of injuries. The company…


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