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Crash Course | The New Republic

                    Nearly two decades before Boeing’s MCAS system crashed two of the plane-maker’s brand-new 737 MAX jets, Stan Sorscher knew his company’s increasingly toxic mode of operating would create a disaster of some kind. A long and proud “safety culture” was …

Cleaner skies: Boeing designs self-sterilizing jet bathrooms

NEW YORK (AP) — Boeing engineers think they have a solution for smelly, grimy airplane bathrooms: ultraviolet light. The aircraft manufacturer has filed a patent for a self-cleaning lavatory that disinfects all surfaces in just three seconds. Many passengers would welcome more sanitary airplane bathrooms, but they may have to …

The days of the jumbo jet are coming to an end — here’s a look back at its glory years – Business Insider

Since its introduction in 1969, the Boeing 747 has transformed the way people travel. Now airlines are less interested in such large aircraft. For more than 40 years, the wide-body jumbo jet ruled the skies. But with changes to aviation regulation, airline business strategy and improvement in turbofan engine technology, the days …