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  • Boeing 737 Max 9 door plug blowout plane production examined

    Boeing 737 Max 9 door plug blowout plane production examined

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    The Alaska Airlines Boeing 737 Max 9 that suffered the door plug blowoutPhoto: Mathieu Lewis-Rolland (Getty Images) It’s becoming a little bit clearer how Boeing’s 737 Max mess got to be as bad as it is. Is Bitcoin a good speculative investment? A Wall Street Journal investigation uncovered that it took Boeing 18 days to…

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  • Alaska Airlines jet’s door plug is missing bolts meant to secure it

    Alaska Airlines jet’s door plug is missing bolts meant to secure it

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    Four bolts meant to keep the door plug on a Boeing 737 Max 9 from shifting up, then blowing wide open during flight are missing, and investigators are trying to determine what role, if any, they played in the frightening midair episode over Portland, Ore., last week. Minutes after Alaska Airlines Flight 1282 departed Portland…

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  • Door plug that blew off Alaska Airlines plane in-flight found in backyard

    Door plug that blew off Alaska Airlines plane in-flight found in backyard

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    The National Transportation Safety Board says the plug covering an unused exit door that blew out minutes into an Alaska Airlines flight Friday night has been found. The discovery could prove important in the investigation of the cause of the blowout, which forced the Boeing 737 Max 9 to return to Portland, Oregon minutes after…

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  • Save energy with a smart plug to control Christmas lights

    Save energy with a smart plug to control Christmas lights

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    Illuminating your home with Christmas tree lights is one of the most magical parts of the festive season. But it comes with its fair share of headaches. And switching them on and off is at the top of the list, especially if the socket they’re plugged into is hard to reach. But all of that…

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  • OMA develops “wood plug and play system” for 30 Amsterdam schools

    OMA develops “wood plug and play system” for 30 Amsterdam schools

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    David Gianotten and Michael den Otter of Dutch studio OMA have designed a modular, mass-timber system that will be used to construct up to 30 schools in the Netherlands. Made from standardised wooden columns and cross-laminated timber floor panels, connected by recycled steel joints, the system will be used as a base for primary schools.…

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