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Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan speaks to the media after Friday prayers, in Istanbul, Friday, Jan. 15, 2021. Turkey’s president has criticized the United States for kicking his country out of the F-35 fighter jet program after Ankara purchased a Russian missile defense system. Speaking after Friday prayers in Istanbul, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Turkey paid “very serious money” for the F-35 stealth jets and that America had committed “a very serious mistake” with its NATO ally.  (Turkish Presidency via AP, Pool)

Turkish leader defiant on Russian system but wants US jets

Jan. 15, 2021 9:50 AM EST

ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey’s president has criticized the United States for kicking his country out of the F-35 stealth jet program after Ankara purchased a Russian missile defense system, a move that also triggered U.S. sanctions. Speaking after Friday prayers in Istanbul, Turkish President Recep...

FILE - In this May 2, 2011, file photo, several computerized milling machines are set up at the Rolls-Royce Crosspointe manufacturing and research facility in Prince George, Va. The Rolls Royce plant in Virginia that builds turbine blades for jet engines laid off more than 100 workers earlier this year and plans to close the plant in June.  (AP Photo/Steve Helber, File)

The pandemic's toll includes an airplane parts plant in Va.

Dec. 23, 2020 2:56 PM EST

Alaina O’Berry knew she’d done well for her age. The day after graduating high school, she got a job making airplane engine parts at a Rolls Royce factory in Virginia for $18 an hour. By 22, she had an associate’s degree and planned to apply for higher-skilled positions paying up to $40 an...

Canada clears Boeing 737 Max changes but steps still needed

Dec. 17, 2020 2:29 PM EST

MONTREAL (AP) — Boeing’s 737 Max aircraft is a step closer to returning to Canadian skies, nearly two years after being grounded due to technical issues that resulted in two deadly crashes involving foreign airlines. Federal Transport Minister Marc Garneau told said Thursday that Transport Canada...