airplane http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Boeing Competes to Build Pentagon's Next Military Breakthrough http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/boeing-competes-build-pentagons-next-military-breakthrough <h1><span style="font-size: 14pt; font-weight: inherit; line-height: 1.5;">The Defense Department has chosen one of Boeing’s aircraft concepts as a candidate for its Vertical Takeoff and Landing X-plane program.</span></h1><p></p> Thu, 20 Mar 2014 22:04:18 +0000 Joseph Leahy 34595 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org McCaskill's Family Has Purchased Another Private Plane http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/mccaskills-family-has-purchased-another-private-plane <p><em>(Updated 3:10 p.m., Friday, Dec. 27, 2013</em>)</p><p>U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill – or rather, her husband -- has bought another plane. But this time, she’s taking steps that she hopes will prevent another political uproar.</p><p>Any flights that she takes on it will be totally on her own dime. And St. Louis County’s property taxes will be paid – and on time, she says.</p><p>Still, the news has the potential of becoming another political controversy. The Missouri Republican Party already is paying close attention.</p> Fri, 27 Dec 2013 18:24:34 +0000 Jo Mannies 32601 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org McCaskill's Family Has Purchased Another Private Plane McCaskill sells private plane http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/mccaskill-sells-private-plane <p>Sen. Claire McCaskill of Missouri has sold a private plane she co-owns with her husband, months after her use of it for official business and<a href="http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/mccaskill-admits-failure-pay-taxes-personal-plane"> failure to pay back taxes created a political headache</a>.</p> Wed, 26 Oct 2011 14:53:21 +0000 The Associated Press 2331 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org McCaskill sells private plane Report: McCaskill spent less on travel than others http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/report-mccaskill-spent-less-travel-others <p>A <a href="http://www.kansascity.com/2011/04/10/2791740/sen-mccaskills-travel-billings.html">newspaper&#39;s review of travel records</a> has found that U.S Sen. Claire McCaskill spent far less for four years of flights on her private plane than two former Missouri senators spent for travel over similar time spans.</p> Mon, 11 Apr 2011 19:35:03 +0000 The Associated Press 927 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Report: McCaskill spent less on travel than others McCaskill may owe $320K for plane property taxes http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/mccaskill-may-owe-320k-plane-property-taxes <p>U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill could owe a total of nearly $320,000 in overdue property taxes, interest and penalties on an airplane that <a href="http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/republicans-call-mccaskill-release-tax-records-airplane">has caused her political headaches</a>.</p><p>McCaskill sent about $287,000 to St. Louis County earlier this week after acknowledging that property taxes had not been paid on a plane owned by a company in which she and her husband have an interest. But that may not be enough money.</p> Wed, 23 Mar 2011 21:23:57 +0000 The Associated Press 794 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org McCaskill may owe $320K for plane property taxes Boeing cutting jobs in St. Louis, elsewhere http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/boeing-cutting-jobs-st-louis-elsewhere <p>Yesterday, we told you that <a href="http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/boeing-peabody-energy-benefit-china-deals">a $19 billion deal with China landed Boeing an order for production of 200 airplanes</a>. Well, today's news about the company is more about cuts than gains.</p><p>Boeing Co. says it's cutting 1,100 jobs from its U.S. plants, most of them in Southern California, as it scales back production of <a href="http://www.boeing.com/defense-space/military/c17/index.htm">its C-17 cargo planes</a>.</p> Thu, 20 Jan 2011 17:45:01 +0000 Kelsey Proud & The Associated Press 359 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Boeing cutting jobs in St. Louis, elsewhere