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Boeing may kill the 747 as widebody aircraft fall from favor; Airbus A380 also at risk

Boeing may kill the 747 as widebody aircraft fall from favor; Airbus A380 also at risk When Boeing introduced the 747, the four-engine jet quickly became an icon of modern air travel.Now, with orders falling, Boeing is considering halting production on one of the most successful and long-lived jet families in history.

Canadian flight investigator claims MH370 flew, not fell, into the Indian Ocean

Canadian flight investigator claims MH370 flew, not fell, into the Indian Ocean As the search for MH370 enters its final phase, investigators have been considering alternative explanations for the plane’s final hours.That’s significant because it implies that high-speed water erosion tore the flaperon off the aircraft rather than immediate, blunt-force impact.