David Schaper

David Schaper appears in the following:

Boeing Chief To Families Of Crash Victims: 'We Are Sorry, Deeply And Truly'

Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Dennis Muilenburg was grilled about whether Boeing had a cozy relationship with the FAA and if the airline tried to conceal information about flaws in its onboard flight-control system, called MCAS.

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Boeing's Cultural Shift

Saturday, October 26, 2019

As Boeing developed the 737 Max, insiders say management pressured to keep the plane on schedule and costs down, a dramatic cultural shift in a place where safety had traditionally been paramount.

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As Fallout From The 737 Max Crisis Continues, The Cost To Boeing Is Growing

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Boeing reported a big cut in profits on Wednesday as the 737 Max remains grounded. The company fired a top executive as questions remain about when the Max will return to service.

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Boeing Exec Out As Company Prepares To Report More Post-Crash Losses

Tuesday, October 22, 2019

The news comes on the eve of Boeing's release of third-quarter financial results, continuing the repercussions from two 737 Max crashes that killed 346 people.

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Pilots' 2016 Messages Show Concerns With Boeing System

Saturday, October 19, 2019

Messages between two Boeing pilots from 2016 show they had problems with a flight control system in the 737 Max that one describes as "egregious," but the company told the FAA the plane was safe.

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Boeing Pilots Detected 737 Max Flight Control Glitch 2 Years Before Deadly Crash

Friday, October 18, 2019

One pilot messaged that the problem was "egregious" and he had "basically lied to the regulators (unknowingly)" when he had told the FAA that the flight control system was safe.

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Drone Delivery Is One Step Closer To Reality

Friday, October 18, 2019

Walgreens is testing out delivery from store to door by drone in Virginia, and UPS won approval to expand air delivery of medical supplies.

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Boeing CEO Is No Longer Also Chairman As Company Board Wants Focus On 737 Fix

Friday, October 11, 2019

With all 737 Max jets grounded, the board voted to strip CEO Dennis Muilenburg of his dual role. Two of the planes crashed, killing 346 people, when an automated flight system malfunctioned.

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Safety Experts Slam Boeing And FAA For Design And Approval Of 737 Max Jets

Friday, October 11, 2019

Two of the planes crashed, killing hundreds. The review panel finds that Boeing withheld critical details about a flawed new automated system, and the regulators lacked expertise to find the problem.

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Boeing Safety Engineer Filed Ethics Complaint Last Year Over 737 Max Safety Upgrades

Wednesday, October 02, 2019

A Boeing engineer filed an ethics complaint last year accusing the company of rejecting 737 Max safety upgrades. Meanwhile, the FAA has ordered airlines to inspect other 737s for structural cracks.

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National Transportation Safety Board: Boeing Made Faulty Assumptions Designing 737 Max

Thursday, September 26, 2019

The National Transportation Safety Board says Boeing underestimated how pilots would respond to a failure of automated software in the 737 MAX. Two of the jets crashed killing a total of 346 people.

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Changes To Boeing's Safety Protocols Are Getting Mixed Reviews

Thursday, September 26, 2019

Boeing's board of directors is recommending changes to safety protocols after two 737 Max crashes that killed 346 people. The changes come as Boeing settles some lawsuits filed by victims' families.

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The Solar Spectacle That Is 'Chicagohenge'

Tuesday, September 24, 2019

Twice a year, on the fall and spring equinoxes, the sun sets perfectly framed by Chicago's skyscrapers. The perhaps unintended phenomenon takes its name from England's ancient monument Stonehenge.

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Grounded Since March, FAA Will Give An Update On Boeing's 737 Max

Monday, September 23, 2019

The head of the FAA will brief global aviation regulators in Montreal Monday on Boeing's progress fixing the troubled and currently grounded 737 Max.

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Families Impacted By Boeing 737 Max Crashes Give Emotional Testimony

Thursday, July 18, 2019

Families of some of the 346 people killed in two crashes of Boeing 737 Max airplanes on Wednesday gave emotional testimony to a congressional committee investigating the now grounded planes.

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Airlines Cancel Boeing Max Flights Into November; Holiday Flights Could Be Next

Monday, July 15, 2019

The Federal Aviation Administration found a new problem in Boeing's Max plane last month, so it will likely be several more months before the troubled plane is certified to fly passengers again.

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FAA Finds New Problem With 737 Max Jets, Delaying Their Return To Flight

Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Southwest, American and United Airlines have already pulled the aircraft from their schedules through Labor Day weekend. Two of the planes crashed within five months, killing hundreds of people.

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Pilots Criticize Boeing, Saying 737 Max 'Should Never Have Been Approved'

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

"Sully" Sullenberger, who landed a plane on the Hudson River in 2009, says he understands how the pilots of two jets that crashed would have been confused as they struggled to control the aircraft.

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Boeing Still Reeling

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Boeing got a big vote of confidence in its troubled 737 Max. A European airlines group has inked a deal to buy 200 of the jets. But the troubles are far from over.

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TSA Braces For Record Airport Crowds During Summer Travel Season

Thursday, June 06, 2019

Airlines say a record number of people will fly this summer so TSA is working to keep checkpoint lines moving. But the travel industry worries a plan to move agents to border security could increase wait times.

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