Saturday, 25 June, 2022
TopicBoeing 737

Topic: Boeing 737

US airplane crash investigators head to China for probe into 737 Boeing crash

The fatal accident, which killed 132 people, comes at a time of geopolitical tension and sensitivities are heightened because it involves China's state-owned airline & largest US exporter.

China’s worst air tragedy in a decade fuels conspiracy theories, claims of US involvement

The MU5735 crash that killed 132 Chinese is a tragedy, but there is no end to conspiracy theories in a world rife with disinformation. Weibo is replete with them.

Crash specialists baffled over Chinese plane’s nosedive from 29,000 feet

While there have been a handful of crashes in which an airliner plunged from cruising altitude, few, if any, fit the extreme profile of the Boeing 737-800.

Boeing 737 that crashed in China has good safety record, unlike the Max

The six-year-old single-aisle jet is part of the NG, or Next Generation, era that preceded the 737 Max, which was subjected to a global grounding after two deadly crashes.

China plane crash: Radar tracking shows aircraft was ‘descending steeply’

The China Eastern crash comes at a bad time for Boeing, which is preparing for the re-entry of its 737 Max into commercial service in the country.

Chinese passenger plane with 132 on board crashes in Guangxi region

Rescue teams have been rushed and casualties are immediately not known.

C-17 Globemaster, the Boeing workhorse India, US & even Taliban are flying in Afghan crisis

The C-17 can carry large combat equipment & troops or undertake humanitarian aid. Besides India & the US, it is also in service with Qatar, Kuwait, UK, Australia, UAE & Canada.

Boeing could sell its 3-decade old Seattle-area jetliner HQ to cut costs

Boeing is slimming down its manufacturing base around Seattle & planning to close a production line, as the aircraft market has been gutted by the pandemic.

Era of jumbo jet is over as Boeing quietly pulls the plug on 747

The last 747-8 will roll out of a Seattle-area factory in about two years, a decision that hasn’t been reported but can be teased out from Boeing statements.

Boeing withheld data on 737 Max system linked to deadly crashes, probe finds

Boeing’s best-selling jet has been grounded since March 2019 after the second of two crashes that killed a total of 346 people.

On Camera

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1990s house music and fashion are back — unfortunately, so is a 1970s economy

It may be fear of recession that’s driving today’s obsession with all things early ‘90s. The period was characterised by a dismal economy and large-scale unemployment.
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Three charts show trouble for Indian stocks and why its unlikely to end anytime soon

The S&P BSE Sensex Index has fallen more than 15% from its October high, nearing the 20% loss that denotes a bear market.

Defence

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Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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