Boeing, Airbus Raise Alarms Over United Technologies, Rockwell DealAirplane makers Boeing and Airbus raised concerns Tuesday about the proposed tie-up of industrial company United Technologies and aerospace parts maker Rockwell Collins, saying that the deal could raise costs or slow the production of planes. Boeing and Airbus both buy equipment from United Tech and Rockwell Collins.
Boeing Delivers Final C-17, Powered By Pratt Engines, To The Air Force Boeing has delivered the final C-17 produced for the U.S. Air Force. The transport plane is powered by four Pratt & Whitney PW 2040 engines.
Japan Airlines, ANA Ground Dreamliners After Latest Blow For New JetJapan's two biggest airlines grounded all their Boeing 787 aircraft for safety checks Wednesday after one was forced to make an emergency landing in the latest blow for the new jet.
Boeing Lands Big At Airshow With $7.2 Billion DealBoeing Co. clinched the first big deal of this year's Farnborough Airshow on Monday with a firm order from Air Lease Corp. for 75 of its redesigned 737 aircraft worth $7.2 billion.
Boeing Hands Over Keys To First DreamlinerBoeing has made first delivery of its much-delayed 787 Dreamliner, which includes parts and systems from Connecticut manufacturer.
Wheeling And Dealing At Paris Air Show
Boeing Reports Orders For New PlanesBoeing reports orders for seven new planes, and loss of an order for one 737.
Pentagon Officially Notifies GE Of F-35 TerminationIn a victory for East Hartford-based Pratt Whitney Aircraft, which makes the main engine for the military's F-35 fighter, the Pentagon has notified General Electric that it has terminated GE's contract for an alternative engine.
EADS Won't Appeal Tanker DecisionThe European Aeronautic Defence and Space Co. says it won't appeal a contract for airborne refueling tankers awarded to Boeing. It's seen as a win for Connecticut-based Pratt & Whitney, which makes engines for the Boeing plane.
Pratt Engines Will Power New TankerBoeing, with engines by Connecticut-based Pratt and Whitney is the winner of the Pentagon contract for a new air refueling military tanker.
Announcement Soon On Military Refueling TankerThe Pentagon is expected to announce its decision on a new airborne refueling tanker for the military -- either the Boeing version, with engines from East Hartford-based Pratt and Whitney, or the version from European Aeronautic Defence and Space Company, It will replace the KC 135 shown here.