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Lockerbie — FAA investigating Boeing 787 manufacturing flaws. Coincidence? [UPDATE VI : Boeing Going Oink Oink! (Second plane lost engine on Saturday)]

“The plane maker has told U.S. aviation regulators that it produced certain parts at its South Carolina facilities that failed to meet its own design and manufacturing standards, according to an Aug. 31 internal Federal Aviation Administration memo reviewed by … Continue reading

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Lockerbie — FAA investigating Boeing 787 manufacturing flaws. Coincidence? [UPDATE V : Boeing 747 loses several engine parts over Maastricht after explosion in one engine]

“The plane maker has told U.S. aviation regulators that it produced certain parts at its South Carolina facilities that failed to meet its own design and manufacturing standards, according to an Aug. 31 internal Federal Aviation Administration memo reviewed by … Continue reading

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Lockerbie — FAA investigating Boeing 787 manufacturing flaws. Coincidence? [UPDATE IV : Further tragedies to be expected.]

“The plane maker has told U.S. aviation regulators that it produced certain parts at its South Carolina facilities that failed to meet its own design and manufacturing standards, according to an Aug. 31 internal Federal Aviation Administration memo reviewed by … Continue reading

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Lockerbie — FAA investigating Boeing 787 manufacturing flaws. Coincidence? [UPDATE III — And one more BOEING goes down. How many more?]

“We immediately contacted the airlines that operate the eight affected planes to notify them of the situation, and the airplanes have been temporarily removed from service until they can be repaired. The rest of the in-service fleet has been determined … Continue reading

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Lockerbie — FAA investigating Boeing 787 manufacturing flaws. Coincidence? [UPDATE II]

“We immediately contacted the airlines that operate the eight affected planes to notify them of the situation, and the airplanes have been temporarily removed from service until they can be repaired. The rest of the in-service fleet has been determined … Continue reading

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Lockerbie — FAA investigating Boeing 787 manufacturing flaws. Coincidence? [UPDATE]

“We immediately contacted the airlines that operate the eight affected planes to notify them of the situation, and the airplanes have been temporarily removed from service until they can be repaired. The rest of the in-service fleet has been determined … Continue reading

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On This Day — 1,000 Boeing 747 Jumbo Plane Produced (September 10 1993) [2020]

“Aviation investigations are replete with accident scenarios that couldn’t happen. And given the lack of bomb evidence so far, neither scenario has been ruled out, officials said. First is the possibility that the doomed plane’s front section, which has a … Continue reading

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Lockerbie — FAA investigating Boeing 787 manufacturing flaws. Coincidence?

“We immediately contacted the airlines that operate the eight affected planes to notify them of the situation, and the airplanes have been temporarily removed from service until they can be repaired. The rest of the in-service fleet has been determined … Continue reading

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Boeing 747 : The End of an Era?

“I am expecting a gold watch from Boeing at the end of my presidency for being a top salesman.” President Obama (July 21 2016) “It is with great sadness that we can confirm we are proposing to retire our entire … Continue reading

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On This Day — 1,000 Boeing 747 Jumbo Plane Produced (September 10 1993) [2019]

“Aviation investigations are replete with accident scenarios that couldn’t happen. And given the lack of bomb evidence so far, neither scenario has been ruled out, officials said. First is the possibility that the doomed plane’s front section, which has a … Continue reading

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