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The Roots of Boeing’s 737 Max Crisis: A Regulator Relaxes Its Oversight

SEATTLE — In the days after the first crash of Boeing’s 737 Max, engineers at the…

As New Space Race Beckons, Astronauts Face Identity Crisis

[Read all Times reporting on the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing. | Sign…

World War II Planes Can Still Fly, but Who Will Keep Them Flying?

As the 75th anniversary of the Allied invasion of Normandy approached this month, Garrett Fleishman, a…

Boeing Built Deadly Assumptions Into 737 Max, Blind to a Late Design Change

SEATTLE — The fatal flaws with Boeing’s 737 Max can be traced to a breakdown late…

‘Wow, What Is That?’ Navy Pilots Report Unexplained Flying Objects

WASHINGTON — The strange objects, one of them like a spinning top moving against the wind,…

Boeing 737 Max Simulators Are in High Demand. They Are Flawed.

Since the two fatal crashes of the Boeing 737 Max, airlines around the world have moved…

Before Ethiopian Crash, Boeing Resisted Pilots’ Calls for Aggressive Steps on 737 Max

Weeks after the first fatal crash of the 737 Max, pilots from American Airlines pressed Boeing…

Boeing’s 737 Max: 1960s Design, 1990s Computing Power and Paper Manuals

Pilots start some new Boeing planes by turning a knob and flipping two switches. The Boeing…

Ethiopian Airlines Crash Investigators Call for Inquiry Into Boeing Max Controls

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Ethiopian investigators said on Thursday that the pilots of a doomed Ethiopian…

Ethiopian Crash Investigators Call for Inquiry Into Boeing Max Controls

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — A new Ethiopian Airlines Boeing jet crashed last month after experiencing “repetitive,…

Between Two Boeing Crashes, Days of Silence and Mistrust

JAKARTA, Indonesia — When a new Boeing 737 Max 8 plunged into the waters off Indonesia…

‘I, Too, Was a Survivor’: Senator McSally Ends Years of Silence

WASHINGTON — The Air Force of three decades ago was a challenging place for women, especially…

Boeing Was ‘Go, Go, Go’ to Beat Airbus With the 737 Max

Boeing faced an unthinkable defection in the spring of 2011. American Airlines, an exclusive Boeing customer…

The Plane Can Fly Itself. Is That Always a Good Thing?

In nearly 100 million flights by United States airlines over the past decade, there has been…

Boeing Scrambles to Contain Fallout From Deadly Ethiopia Crash

More than a dozen airlines along with the governments of China and Indonesia grounded a new…