Aerospace & Defense


Inside Larry Page’s Turbulent Kitty Hawk: Returned Deposits, Battery Fires And A Boeing Shakeup

The secretive flying-car startup promised to bring personal flying to the masses. But those hopes have failed to take wing amid breakdowns and safety issues with its Flyer aircraft, former employees tell Forbes. Meanwhile, a partnership with Boeing on its Cora air taxi goes deeper than announced.

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Dec 12, 2019

Afghanistan: A Way Out?

A principled, determined peace process in Afghanistan can save hundreds of billions fo dollars and enhance U.S. security, according to a new report by the Institute for Spending Reform.
Dec 11, 2019

IATA Urges Regulators To Make Uniform Decision On Boeing 737 MAX

Speaking during IATA Media Days in Geneva, Gilberto Lopez Meyer, Senior Vice President, Safety and Flight Operations at IATA, said that the airline association will continue to advocate for “the alignment and coordination of State validation requirements” for the return to service of the Boeing 7...
Dec 11, 2019

The Virginia Class Submarines Are 3 Classes In 1

Last week, America celebrated the signing of a long-delayed contract for a fifth tranche of Virginia class submarines. It was a big story. But the bigger story is the American taxpayer has gotten, in effect, up to three new submarine classes for the price of one. How can this be?