Boeing Completes Successful 737-10 First Flight

The largest airplane in the 737 MAX family begins comprehensive test program. Boeing’s 737-10, the largest airplane in the 737 MAX family, today completed a successful first flight. The airplane took off from Renton Field in Renton, Washington, at 10:07 a.m. and landed at 12:38 p.m. at Boeing Field in Seattle. “The airplane performed beautifully,”…

Russia to Withdraw From Open Skies Treaty

Russia will officially withdraw from the Open Skies Treaty on 18 December, the Foreign Ministry said on Friday, adding that Moscow has notified the signatories of the agreement about its withdrawal. “Russia has notified all participating states of its decision to withdraw from the Open Skies Treaty six months after the notification was sent. Thus,…

BREAKING Taiwan has reported the largest incursion yet into its airspace by the Chinese Air Force

28 Chinese military planes entered Taiwan’s air defense zone in largest fly-over to date, Taipei says. Taiwan’s government has reported that 28 Chinese planes, including fighter jets and nuclear-capable bombers, entered its air defense identification zone (ADIZ) in the largest ‘incursion’ to date. In a statement released on the Taiwan Ministry of National Defense website,…

Jeff Bezos says he’s heading to space next month

Jeff Bezos said he will go to space when his company, Blue Origin, launches its first passenger-carrying mission next month. The billionaire, who plans to travel alongside his brother, Mark, made the announcement in an Instagram post Monday. The launch is set for July 20, about two weeks after he plans to step down as…