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What will 797 look like and Boeing build it?

LYNNWOOD – Boeing Vice President of Commercial Aircraft Sales, Randy Tinseth, politely declined this week to disclose the status of the airline's future new mid-market aircraft, unofficially nicknamed 797. "Why wait for the Paris Air Show in June, where you… Continue Reading →

Boeing aircraft deliveries slowed in January, but large orders were recorded

The Renton 737 assembly line delivered only 34 jets, well below the production rate of 52 per month. To the good news, Boeing placed an important order for the beginning of the year and 18 Dreamliners were entrusted to an… Continue Reading →

How the Boeing 747 Jumbo jet changed the trip

(CNN) – The most recognizable airliner on the planet is celebrating its 50th anniversary. The first Boeing 747 made its maiden flight on February 9, 1969, a year before it entered service with Pan American World Airways. This is a… Continue Reading →

Boeing invests in an advanced supersonic business aircraft

By Dominic Gates / The Seattle Times Boeing announced Tuesday a major investment in a start-up developing an advanced supersonic business jet. The agreement with Aerion, based in Reno, Nevada, should accelerate the technological development and design of the future… Continue Reading →

Boeing and FAA closely examined after Lion Air crash

Boeing's strategy resulted in a series of engineering, management and regulatory decisions that, many years later, would leave the company facing tough questions about Indonesia's crash that killed 189 people. In the highly competitive airliner sector, Airbus' announcement late 2010… Continue Reading →

Boeing Workers in Washington State Receive Annual Bonuses of $ 429 Million

Boeing employees across the state of Washington will receive $ 429 million in bonuses this month, nearly half of which will be paid to the company as a whole. raises to 886 million. Despite the record financial results announced this… Continue Reading →

Boeing CST-100 Starliner: a new generation spacecraft

An artist rendition shows Boeing's CST-100 Starliner heading for an appointment with the International Space Station. Credit: Boeing The Boeing CST-100 Starliner is a spacecraft being developed for NASA's Commercial Crew Program. The space agency plans to use Starliner, as… Continue Reading →

Emirates weighs a new order for Boeing 777X under restructuring of its fleet

Emirates plans to revamp the agreements with Boeing and Airbus, which would split both pain and reward between competing aircraft manufacturers. Emirates is considering a new order for Boeing's large Boeing 777X two-aisle aircraft as part of a complex series… Continue Reading →

Boeing workers in Washington receive annual bonuses of $ 429 million

By Dominic Gates / The Seattle Times Boeing employees across the state of Washington will receive $ 429 million in bonuses this month, nearly half of which will be paid to the company as a whole. raises to 886 million…. Continue Reading →

After verification, Boeing quality inspectors question job cuts

By Dominic Gates / The Seattle Times SEATTLE – Boeing's quality inspectors, dissatisfied with the management's plan to streamline and automate some quality control processes with fewer inspectors overseeing the work of mechanics, report a recent quality control audit that… Continue Reading →

For the first time in six years, employment at Boeing is growing

By Dominic Gates / The Seattle Times Last year, Boeing created nearly 4,000 jobs in Washington State and nearly 9,000 across the company, the first job growth for the aerospace giant. six years. These numbers represent net earnings after retirements… Continue Reading →

For the first time in six years, employment at Boeing is growing

In 2018, Boeing has created nearly 4,000 jobs in the state of Washington and nearly 9,000 throughout the company, representing the first increase in the employment of the company. Aerospace giant in six years. Last year, Boeing created nearly 4,000… Continue Reading →

Markets Right Now: Boeing and Apple Lead the Gains for Stocks

NEW YORK – Latest news on financial markets (local time): 16h The shares added to their gains on Wall Street after the US Federal Reserve sent a strong signal that it was in no hurry to continue to raise interest… Continue Reading →

Boeing stock surges, annual business figure exceeding $ 100 billion for the first time

Boeing released stellar financial results, admitted persistent delays in the 737 MAX sound engine supply and responded to concerns about trade tensions with China. With aircraft shipments steadily rising, Boeing on Wednesday released record annual financial results well above Wall… Continue Reading →

Boeing sends Team to CFM to Speed ​​737 Recovery

Boeing sent more of its staff to motorcycle supplier CFM to give the Chicago-based aircraft maker a better understanding of what are called long-lead items that continue to delay the delivery of Leap-1B engines for the 737 Max program, according… Continue Reading →

Boeing enters the autonomous flying taxi race with a first successful flight test

Boeing There are a lot of startups trying to start their own flying taxi projectsBut now that the concept has proven itself, the big boys and girls are getting ready to move. One of them, the multinational aerospace giant, Boeing,… Continue Reading →

Boeing Grant to Support CCU Veterans Transition Program

Photo: Coastal University of Carolina. Copyright 2019 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, disseminated, rewritten or redistributed. Photo: Coastal University of Carolina. EXTRA WEB CONWAY, SC (WBTW) – A Boeing grant will help support… Continue Reading →

NASA astronaut, Eric Boe, removed from the Boeing Starliner test flight due to a "medical problem"

NASA astronaut, Eric Boe, was removed from the Boeing Starliner crew space shuttle test flight, scheduled for no earlier than August 2019, due to 39, a "medical problem". Boe was chosen to participate in the test flight last year. However,… Continue Reading →

Boeing Flying Taxi Flying, Victory for Uber Air

An autonomous aerial vehicle built by Boeing flew for the first time, the aerospace giant announced Wednesday. Boeing is one of the companies vying for participation in the future activities of UAVs and autonomous vehicles. Airbus and Intel also test… Continue Reading →

Boeing & # 39; s Autonomous Air Taxi completes First Flight

A Boeing prototype for an unmanned Passenger Air Vehicle (PAV) successfully completed "its first test flights", signifying a new milestone for the OEM's efforts to gain a leading position in the development of autonomous transport and urban mobility. The PAV… Continue Reading →

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