Boeing refutes 737 Max new safety concerns

Boeing’s 737 was cleared to fly passengers again by US regulators last year, having been grounded following two catastrophic accidents. Since then, however, a number of potentially serious problems have been reported during 737 Max flights.

Rumsfeld orders wider probe of Boeing tanker deal

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld has ordered the Pentagon’s in-house watchdog to expand its investigation into the Boeing Co. tanker deal to see if a former Air Force acquisition official’s job search affected other contracts, officials said Tuesday.

Rumsfeld also asked Pentagon General Counsel Jim Haynes, the chief ethics officer, to review rules aimed at preventing abuses when top officials seek jobs in the defense industry after they leave the government, a Pentagon spokeswoman said