Police confiscated two guns after the loaded weapons were found during the C-ray screening process at two Kansas airports — Dwight D. Eisenhower or ICT in Wichita and MHK in Manhattan — TSA officials said.
After flying back from the celebration of life for his late mother, A.J. Francis of the New York Giants found that her cremated remains had spilled in his suitcase and that there had been a TSA inspection. TSA has denied it is responsible.
The Workforce Alliance of South Central Kansas has been awarded a $125,000 Boeing grant from the National Fund for Workforce Solutions that will provide on-the-job training to entry level workers and advanced training to existing workers at five small Wichita manufacturers.
The numbers that precede an uptick in new orders for Wichita plane makers Bombardier and Textron Aviation say demand should soon be increasing. But analysts are skeptical because of too many "false starts."
Spirit AeroSystems' two biggest unions in Wichita, the Machinists and SPEEA, say their members have been working "excessive overtime" as the supplier to Boeing adjusts to higher monthly production rates on its most popular aircraft.
A team from the University of Kansas is in the thick of a competition to come up with personal flying machines. KU's "Mamba" made it through the first round of the Boeing-sponsored competition, which had 160 teams from 33 countries.
Tessa Roberts, an engineer for Bombardier Learjet in Wichita, and Emmy Dillon, an engineer for Garmin in Olathe, make up the only Kansas team competing in this year's women's Air Race Classic competition.