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Boeing crash: Do machines make better decisions than people?

One theory suggests automatic processes in the cockpit of the Boeing 737 MAX are culpable for the crashes. US President Trump says today’s aircrafts are simply too complex. Can human-machine relationships be better?We will never know — and cannot begin to imagine — the mayhem that took place on board the Lion Air flight 610 …

Deutsche Welle

Boeing, Faculty of Engineering – Ain Shams University initiate dialogs for potential future collaboration

A high-level delegation from Boeing International and the leaders of the Faculty of Engineering at Ain Shams University met on Thursday, to explore opportunities for joint cooperation in the fields of innovation, creativity, research projects, and entrepreneurship. The meeting discussed developing scientific and applied skills of the university students. Boeing’s global delegation headed by Roula …

Shaimaa Al-Aees

Boeing buys parts maker for $4 billion

Not satisfied with just building planes, Boeing wants to increase its share of the lucrative after-sales aircraft service business. The company sees a bright future and high margins in its parts and maintenance unit.Boeing announced Tuesday that it reached an agreement to acquire Florida-based aerospace parts distributor KLX for $4.25 billion (€3.5 billion) in an …

Deutsche Welle

Russia’s MC-21 a challenge to Boeing, Airbus?

A new Russian medium-haul passenger jet has successfully completed a first test flight. But whether the MC-21 will really be able to compete with similar planes from Boeing and Airbus is not yet clear.Russian pilots completed a successful test flight of the country’s new MC-21 medium-haul passenger jet on the weekend amid hopes the nation …

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India’s Spicejet in ‘game-changing’ deal with Boeing

Indian budget airline Spicejet has said it’s buying hundreds of Boeing planes as it seeks to hike its share of the world’s fastest-growing passenger aviation market. It will be able to expand into long-haul flights.Indian low-cost airline Spicejet announced Friday it was buying up to 205 planes from Boeing in a deal worth $22 billion …

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Facebook launches Aquila, the Internet-beaming drone

Facebook said they are ready to begin the pilot program of a high-altitude drone that will beam Internet to remote parts of the world. The solar-powered drone will be able to fly without landing for three months. Aquila has a wingspan on par with a Boeing 737 of between 100 and 140 feet (30-40 meters), …

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Debris ‘very likely’ from Boeing 777, says Malaysia PM

Malaysia’s prime minister has said on his blog that debris found on Reunion island is “very likely to be from a Boeing 777,” the same model of the missing MH370. Malaysia has sent a team to France to investigate. The Malaysia Airline flight disappeared in March 2014 with 239 people on board. The last primary …

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Boeing, GE announce acquisition of US licence to sell spare parts to Iran

Reuters – Boeing Co, the world’s biggest airplane maker, and engine maker General Electric Co said on Friday they had received licenses from the US Treasury Department to export certain spare parts for commercial aircraft to Iran under a temporary sanctions relief deal that began in January. GE spokesman Rick Kennedy said the Treasury had …

Daily News Egypt

Qatar buys helicopters, missiles in $23bn arms deals

Reuters – Qatar announced contracts worth about $23bn on Thursday to buy attack helicopters, guided missiles, tankers and other weapons from Boeing Co, Airbus and other arms makers as the Gulf state accelerates its military build-up. The world’s top liquefied natural gas (LNG) exporter announced deals with about 20 global companies, including firms from the …

Daily News Egypt

Jeff Johnson

Aerospace industry needs young Middle Eastern talent

By Jeffrey Johnson Over the past decade, the Middle East has consistently been in the aviation industry’s spotlight as countries in the region invested heavily in passenger airplanes for their airlines, some of which are amongst the largest and fastest growing in the world, and state-of-the art equipment for their defence forces. In recent times, …

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