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Boeing 747-8 Emerges From Paint Hangar in New Cargolux Livery

June 7th, 2010 by admin, Comments Off on Boeing 747-8 Emerges From Paint Hangar in New Cargolux Livery

SEATTLE, WA – The first Boeing 747-8 Freighter painted in customer livery emerged today from the Boeing paint hangar in Everett, Wash. The airplane sports an updated livery for launch customer Cargolux. The Luxembourg-based cargo operator has a total of 13 Boeing 747-8 Freighters on order.

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Boeing to Manufacture Certain 787 Interior Parts in South Carolina

May 3rd, 2010 by admin, Comments Off on Boeing to Manufacture Certain 787 Interior Parts in South Carolina

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. – Boeing announced today that it has chosen South Carolina as the location for fabrication and assembly of airplane interior parts to supply the 787 Dreamliner final assembly and delivery site currently under construction in North Charleston, S.C.

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Boeing Confirms Success on 787 Wing, Fuselage Ultimate Load Test

April 7th, 2010 by admin, Comments Off on Boeing Confirms Success on 787 Wing, Fuselage Ultimate Load Test

EVERETT, Wash. – Boeing announced today that all test requirements were successfully met during the 787 Dreamliner’s ultimate load wing and fuselage bending test. This follows a thorough analysis of the results from a test on the 787 static test airframe.

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Boeing 787 Final Assembly Facility Taking Shape

April 5th, 2010 by admin, Comments Off on Boeing 787 Final Assembly Facility Taking Shape

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. – Boeing took another visible step toward full 787 Dreamliner production Monday by placing the first steel column for its Charleston 787 Final Assembly and Delivery facility.

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Boeing Completes Ultimate-Load Wing Test on 787

March 28th, 2010 by admin, Comments Off on Boeing Completes Ultimate-Load Wing Test on 787

EVERETT, Wash. – Boeing today completed the ultimate-load wing up-bending test on the 787 Dreamliner static test unit.

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Boeing Completes CF-18 Hornet Modernization Project for Canada

March 26th, 2010 by admin, Comments Off on Boeing Completes CF-18 Hornet Modernization Project for Canada

ST. LOUIS – Boeing has delivered the 79th — and final — upgraded CF-18 Hornet aircraft to the Canadian Department of National Defence during a ceremony in Mirabel, Quebec, hosted by industry partner L-3 Communications MAS, who performed final upgrade installations. The delivery brings the nine-year, two-phased CF-18 Modernization Project to a close.

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Boeing Production Rate Increases to Meet Customer Demand

March 19th, 2010 by admin, Comments Off on Boeing Production Rate Increases to Meet Customer Demand

SEATTLE, WA – Boeing today announced that it will accelerate planned rate increases on both the 777 and 747 programs. The accelerated rate increases will support increasing customer demand in the recovering airplane market.

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Second Boeing 747-8 Freighter Completes First Flight

March 15th, 2010 by admin, Comments Off on Second Boeing 747-8 Freighter Completes First Flight

EVERETT, Wash. – A second Boeing 747-8 Freighter, RC 522, successfully completed its first flight Sunday evening. The airplane took off from Paine Field in Everett, Wash., for a two-and-a-half-hour flight and landed at Boeing Field in Seattle.

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Fourth 787 Joins Boeing Flight-Test Fleet

March 14th, 2010 by admin, Comments Off on Fourth 787 Joins Boeing Flight-Test Fleet

EVERETT, Wash. – Boeing has added the fourth 787 Dreamliner to its flight-test fleet with the completion of the first flight of ZA003. The airplane departed Paine Field in Everett, Wash., at 10:55 a.m. (Pacific time) and landed at 2:01 p.m. at Boeing Field in Seattle.

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Boeing 747-8 Freighter Achieves Initial Airworthiness Milestone

March 11th, 2010 by admin, Comments Off on Boeing 747-8 Freighter Achieves Initial Airworthiness Milestone

MOSES LAKE, WA – Boeing has completed initial airworthiness testing on the 747-8 Freighter. This milestone enables test engineers to be on board during future flights and allows the remaining two 747-8 Freighter test airplanes to begin flight test.

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