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Pentagon Has Limited Clout on Raytheon-United Technologies Deal

Pentagon Has Limited Clout on Raytheon-United Technologies Deal

Raytheon Co.’s planned merger with United Technologies Corp. is under Pentagon review even though military leaders won’t get to make the call on approving one of the biggest defense industry deals

Standing in front of a jet engine is a great way to cool off

There's no better way to beat the heat on your next beach vacation than to hold on for dear life while being blown around by the power of a jet engine.
Airbus Softens Brexit Tone, Calls on EU to Go Easy on May

Airbus Softens Brexit Tone, Calls on EU to Go Easy on May

Airbus SE Chief Executive Officer Tom Enders called on the European Union to acknowledge the British government’s new, softer negotiating stance toward Brexit, lending a measure of support to
U.S. Orders Quicker Inspection of Jet Engines Linked to Death

U.S. Orders Quicker Inspection of Jet Engines Linked to Death

Airlines need to speed the inspection of older jet engine fan blades like the one that led to a passenger death after it broke loose last month on a Southwest Airlines Co. flight, U.S. regulators said
Chinese Missiles Are Transforming the Balance of Power in the Skies

Chinese Missiles Are Transforming the Balance of Power in the Skies

Although the U.S. air force still remains the strongest by far.
Brexit Bulletin: Planning for Retreat?

Brexit Bulletin: Planning for Retreat?

Today in Brexit: Leave supporters are dialing back their rhetoric on the customs union as the campaign to force Prime Minister Theresa May to stay in gains momentum.
Southwest's White-Knuckle Ride in Focus as NTSB Probes Engine

Southwest's White-Knuckle Ride in Focus as NTSB Probes Engine

The engine on a Southwest Airlines plane. Photographer: Amanda Bourman via AP Photo
How a cracked fan blade (probably) ended a decade of no US air travel fatalities

How a cracked fan blade (probably) ended a decade of no US air travel fatalities

First US commercial air fatality in 9 years caused by debris from jet engine fan, engine cover.

This Is Why You Shouldn't Look Directly Into a Jet Engine

We’re hoping that common sense stops the vast majority of people from trying to look into the business end of a jet engine while it’s blasting out incredibly hot exhaust. But since there are people
Five Key Moments From Macron’s China Trip

Five Key Moments From Macron’s China Trip

French President Emmanuel Macron’s calls for a “rebalancing” of Europe’s economic relationship with China won few concessions from President Xi Jinping.
Pilot Asks Passengers To Pray After Plane Starts Shaking Violently

Pilot Asks Passengers To Pray After Plane Starts Shaking Violently

An AirAsia X flight from Perth, Australia, to Kuala Lampur, Malaysia, encountered some sort of technical problem yesterday, which made the plane start to wobble and vibrate for over an hour. Faced