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  • Boeing Halts 787 Test Flights After Emergency Landing Wednesday, 10 Nov 2010 | 8:17 PM ET
    A Boeing 787 Dreamliner lands after its long-waited first flight.

    Boeing halted test flights of its 787 Dreamliner on Wednesday, a day after an electrical fire aboard one of its test planes forced an emergency landing in Texas, but said it was too early to tell if the incident would push back the plane's delivery schedule.

  • Uncle Sam taking money out of your wallet

    For candidates  to deliver on their promises to cut government spending and reduce the budget deficit, they will have to make potentially painful cuts. If given a limited choice, where would you wield the axe? Take our poll and tell us your opinion.

  • Security bureaucrats are going to tighten checks at airports following the discovery of two bombs on parcels in cargo planes from Yemen to the US, but this will not necessarily improve things, Michael O’Leary, CEO of Ryanair told CNBC Monday.

  • Stocks to Watch: Estee Lauder, Carmax and More ... Friday, 29 Oct 2010 | 11:00 AM ET
    Six in 60

    Here's why you should keep a close eye on these six stocks.

  • States Are in 'Crisis Mode:' Washington Governor Wednesday, 27 Oct 2010 | 2:21 PM ET
    Puget Sound

    Washington State governor Christine Gregoire says her state and others are struggling—running out of money and dealing with major budget shortfalls.

  • Cramer: Ford to Report Best Quarter in Its History Monday, 25 Oct 2010 | 3:19 PM ET

    Plus, get calls on the banks, chemicals and more.

  • Wearing a neck brace as a result of the plane crash he survived in the Alaskan wilderness two months ago, Shaun O’Keefe, EADS North America CEO, told CNBC Friday that  he continues to fly because it’s generally safe—safer than traveling in a car.

  • Can Eaton's Run Continue? Thursday, 21 Oct 2010 | 6:25 PM ET

    Cramer thought a chat with the CEO might help answer that question.

  • Cramer: Housing ‘Can’t Hurt Us Anymore’ Tuesday, 5 Oct 2010 | 3:47 PM ET

    Plus, get the “Mad Money” host’s economic outlook and calls on aerospace, the banks and more.

  • Airplane Takeoff

    'One-Decision Stocks' are rare, so even to be considered warrants attention. The airline industry has been so successful of late that companies like this airline deserve a careful look.

  • Comtech Puts Its Cash to Work—For You Wednesday, 29 Sep 2010 | 7:48 PM ET

    Read on to find out how.

  • Russian to Offer Space Tourists an Orbiting Hotel Wednesday, 29 Sep 2010 | 11:55 AM ET

    A Russian company on Wednesday announced an ambitious bid to fill the vacuum in the space tourism market by stationing an orbiting hotel in the cosmos.

  • Gulf States in $123 Billion US Arms Spree Tuesday, 21 Sep 2010 | 10:01 AM ET
    Lockheed Martin's F-35

    The Arab states of the Gulf have embarked on one of the largest re-armament exercises in peacetime history, ordering US weapons worth some $123bn as they seek to counter Iran’s military power.

  • GAO Dismisses Some, Not All of Tanker Protest Friday, 17 Sep 2010 | 1:58 PM ET

    CNBC has learned the Government Accountability Office will continue to consider part of a protest in the Air Force tanker refueling competition filed by a small U.S. company proposing a Ukrainian based tanker. However, the GAO is dismissing the most serious accusations made by the firm, U.S. Aerospace, which claim the Air Force engaged in intentional misconduct.

  • Why Honeywell's Stock Tastes Sweet Tuesday, 14 Sep 2010 | 6:39 PM ET

    CEO Dave Cote on the secret to this company's success.

  • The company has partnered with Antonov to turn the AN-70 cargo plane into a tanker which will cost millions less to build, and potentially billions less to maintain, than tankers being offered by Boeing and EADS.

  • Ryanair Crews' Cost-Cutting Idea: Drop the CEO Tuesday, 14 Sep 2010 | 5:48 AM ET
    Ryanair CEO Michael O'Leary

    "Ryanair would benefit by saving millions of euros in salary, benefits and stock options," Captain Morgan Fischer, who trains other pilots at Ryanair’s Marseilles base, told the Financial Times.

  • Worst Airline Seats Ever? Monday, 13 Sep 2010 | 11:52 AM ET
    SkyRider

    An Italian company called Aviointeriors, which manufactures commercial airline seats, is debuting the SkyRider, a seat with "a 23-inch pitch or less". That means there's 23 inches from your seatback to the one in front of you—at least eight inches shorter than most conventional economy class seats.

  • BAE Puts Platform Solutions Unit Up For Sale Monday, 13 Sep 2010 | 6:00 AM ET

    British defence company BAE Systems on Monday said it had hired advisors to sell its Platform Solutions business.

  • Stocks to Watch: Red Hat, CME Group and More ... Friday, 27 Aug 2010 | 10:50 AM ET
    Six in 60

    Here's why you should keep a close eye on these six stocks.

Defense Contractors

  • The business world has seen numerous individuals put their marriages, careers and good standing at risk for an extramarital dalliance. CNBC.com presents a list of people who went outside of their marriages for intimate relationships.

  • A top U.S. general in Afghanistan is now under investigation, with CNBC's Eamon Javers. Jeremy Kroll, K2 Intelligence, and Julian Sanchez, Cato Institute, also discuss cyber security.

  • CNBC's Jane Wells takes a look at the rise of women in companies that used to be dominated by men.