Joan Lowy, from the Boston Globe, writes about the aviation bill passed by Congress on Wednesday.
The bill attempts to close gaps in security, shorten screening lines and extend FAA funding at current levels for 14 months.
“Evendale-based GE Aviation and its joint venture company CFM International announced $25 billion in deals at the Farnborough International Air Show in the event’s first three days. The Farnborough Air Show started Monday and runs through Sunday.”
Considering the demand for single-aisle aircraft is expected to grow for years to come, companies from China and Russia are taking aim at the multibillion-dollar aviation market.
These newcomers will be competing with Airbus and Boeing in a market that is believed to be worth more than $5 trillion over the next 20 years.
Excellent and very well-researched look at the history of Boeing as it celebrates its 100th anniversary in 2016.
86-year-old Wanda Powell, one of the few women to serve in World War Two, was recently presented with a congressional gold medal.
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