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Pentagon Grounds F-35s Over Cracked Engine

The fighter-jet program cost nearly $400B

(Newser) - The Pentagon says it has grounded its entire fleet of F-35 fighter jets after discovering a cracked engine blade. The problem was discovered during what the Pentagon called a routine inspection at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., of an Air Force version of the F-35. Other versions of the F-35... More »

United Grounds 96 Planes

Airline behind on operational checks on required changes

(Newser) - United Airlines is temporarily grounding 96 Boeing 757s while it conducts maintenance checks. The move forced the cancellation of 15 flights and caused several delays yesterday, with more cancellations possible today, AP reports. The planes were grounded when it was discovered operational checks had not been completed on modifications to... More »

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