787 Dreamliner: The first one goes to Japan's All Nippon Airways, which has been printing the 787 logo and "We Fly 1st" on its business cards for years.
Stock market was down early Wednesday afternoon, with the traders worried about the US debt limit. Still, Tuesday's strong gains left the three major indexes of the stock market in positive territory for the month.
Officer Harvey M. Andrekovic's hat lays on the floor during the 128th Police Academy graduation ceremony in Cleveland. Amid tears and cheers, 42 Cleveland police academy cadets joined the force and now face immediate layoffs in a budget cut. The layoffs are among 321 in Cleveland, including 81 police officers. Cleveland blames the layoffs on cuts in state aid.
The Dassault-made Rafale performs a demonstration flight during the 49th Paris Air Show at Le Bourget airport, north of Paris, on June 23. The Paris Air Show runs from June 20-26.
If Greece goes bankrupt, what lies ahead is an economic and political crisis worse than that of 2008. Solutions exist. Europe is in dire need of the political courage to implement them.
Air France black box: Air France Flight 447 was brought down by a combination of faulty speed sensors and confusion in the cockpit, according to a preliminary analysis by French investigators.
Air France Flight 447 plunged into the ocean en route from Rio to Paris, killing all 228 passengers and crew. The latest search found a section of the aircraft, including bodies, and raised hopes that the black boxes will be found to explain what happened.
Boeing 747-8: Boeing preps to launch its newest 747 plane. The Boeing 747-8 took its maiden flight with thousands in attendance cheering on the largest passenger 747 yet.
747-8 Intercontinental: Boeing's biggest plane ever is the 747-8 Intercontinental. The Chicago-based company debuted the 747-8 Intercontinental to unexpectedly slow sales.
The Iran plane crash that killed 77 Sunday involved an aircraft bought second-hand 37 years ago, not uncommon in a fleet further hobbled by poor maintenance and a shortage of US-made spare parts.