Biden appoints Denver airport CEO as new FAA administrator (2)
By Pilar Wolfsteller 2022-07-06T18:09:00+01:00 US President Joe Biden has nominated Denver International airport chief executive Phillip Washington to lead the Federal Aviation Administration. Washington will replace Billy Nolen, who has been serving as interim administrator of the US aviation regulator since Steve Dickson left the post in April, the White House says on 6 July.
India's SpiceJet pulled up after run of air safety incidents (2)
July 07, 2022 MUMBAI: Budget carrier SpiceJet may face legal action after India's aviation authority asked the airline to explain why it had reported more than half a dozen air safety incidents in the past two months. The airline reported two separate incidents on Tuesday, with one Dubai- bound aircraft making an emergency landing in Pakistan after a malfunctioning cockpit light.
Virgin Galactic taps Boeing subsidiary to build motherships (4)
By SUSAN MONTOYA BRYAN Updated 7/6/2022 6:05 PM ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - Virgin Galactic announced Wednesday that it is partnering with a Boeing subsidiary to manufacture the next generation of the twin-fuselage aircraft used to carry aloft the space tourism company's rocket ship. Aurora Flight Sciences will build two of the special carrier planes at its facilities in Mississippi and West Virginia.
The Latina 'Rosies': The Female Workforce During World War II (2)
Despite the language barrier, these women left an indelible mark on the history of the country in their time. By Telemundo 52 * Published July 5, 2022 * Updated 6 hours ago During World War II, thousands of women left their homes and entered the workforce, to help the United States win the conflict. One of those women was Mary Fierros, who, like many Latinas in the U.S., was part of a workforce with an important mission.
Virgin Galactic selects Aurora Flight Sciences to build new motherships (2)
by Jeff Foust - July 6, 2022 Updated 4:50 p.m. Eastern with details from SEC filing. WASHINGTON - Virgin Galactic announced July 6 it signed an agreement with a Boeing subsidiary to build two new aircraft that will be used as launch platforms for its next-generation suborbital spaceplanes. Virgin Galactic said Aurora Flight Sciences will build two carrier aircraft, or motherships, that will succeed the original WhiteKnightTwo
Boeing's Aurora to build Virgin Galactic spaceship carrier plane (1)
07 Jul 2022 04:23AM (Updated: 07 Jul 2022 04:37AM) Bookmark Bookmark Share WhatsApp Telegram Facebook Twitter Email LinkedIn WASHINGTON: Virgin Galactic inked an agreement with Boeing subsidiary Aurora Flight Sciences to build the company's new twin-fuselage carrier plane that will ferry its next-generation spaceship toward space, the companies announced on Wednesday. Virgin Galactic, the space tourism firm founded by billionaire businessman
35 mins ago - Economy & BusinessBiden nominates Denver airport CEO Phil Washington to lead FAA (1)
John FrankAlayna Alvarez Phil Washington poses for a portrait at Denver International Airport on June 29, 2021. Photo: Hyoung Chang/Denver Post via Getty Images President Biden on Wednesday nominated Denver International Airport CEO Phil Washington to lead the Federal Aviation Administration. Why it matters: The incoming FAA chief faces a huge challenge because the nation's air travel system is currently crippled.
Medical examiner identifies two workers killed in Shoreline trench collapse (1)
July 6, 2022 at 3:47 pm By Mike Lindblom Seattle Times staff reporter A construction-company owner and a worker were identified Wednesday afternoon as the two people killed in a trench collapse that occurred Monday as they tried to replace a damaged sewer connection in Shoreline. David Ameh, 66, and Demetrius Seller, 32, died from suffocation, during the collapse, the King County Medical Examiner's Office announced.