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Boeing Airborne Laser Testbed Team Destroys Boosting Ballistic Missile

February 12th, 2010 by admin, Comments Off on Boeing Airborne Laser Testbed Team Destroys Boosting Ballistic Missile

EDWARDS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. – The Boeing Company, industry teammates and the U.S. Missile Defense Agency on Feb. 11 successfully demonstrated the speed, precision and breakthrough potential of directed-energy weapons when the Airborne Laser Testbed engaged and destroyed a boosting ballistic missile.

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Boeing Teams With Hindustan Aeronautics for P-8I Weapons Bay Doors

February 11th, 2010 by admin, Comments Off on Boeing Teams With Hindustan Aeronautics for P-8I Weapons Bay Doors

NEW DELHI – Boeing today announced that it has formally signed a contract with Hindustan Aeronautics Limited for the India-based manufacturer to provide weapons bay doors for eight P-8I long-range maritime reconnaissance and anti-submarine warfare aircraft that will be delivered to the Indian navy.

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Wagner Aeronautical to Provide MD-80 Passenger-to-Freighter Conversions

February 9th, 2010 by admin, Comments Off on Wagner Aeronautical to Provide MD-80 Passenger-to-Freighter Conversions

SAN DIEGO – Wagner Aeronautical, Inc. today has announced that the company has entered an agreement to license Boeing engineering data to pursue a Supplemental Type Certificate for an MD-80 passenger-to-freighter conversion.

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Boeing 747-8 Freighter Successfully Completes First Flight

February 8th, 2010 by admin, Comments Off on Boeing 747-8 Freighter Successfully Completes First Flight

EVERETT, Wash. – The Boeing 747-8 Freighter successfully took to the sky for the first time today before more than 5,000 employees, customers, suppliers and community leaders. The flight begins a test program for the world’s most efficient freighter.

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U.K. Firm Pleads Guilty to Illegally Exporting Boeing 747 Aircraft to Iran

February 8th, 2010 by admin, Comments Off on U.K. Firm Pleads Guilty to Illegally Exporting Boeing 747 Aircraft to Iran

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Balli Aviation Ltd., a subsidiary of the United Kingdom-based Balli Group PLC, pleaded guilty in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia to a two-count criminal information in connection with its illegal export of commercial Boeing 747 aircraft from the United States to Iran

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Boeing Completes 747-8 Freighter Taxi Tests

February 6th, 2010 by admin, Comments Off on Boeing Completes 747-8 Freighter Taxi Tests

EVERETT, Wash. – Boeing completed taxi tests on the first 747-8 Freighter today. With Chief Pilot Mark Feuerstein at the controls, the airplane reached a top seed of approximately 90 knots (103.5 mph, 166.6 kph).

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Boeing Unveils First 787 Dreamliner Interior

February 3rd, 2010 by admin, Comments Off on Boeing Unveils First 787 Dreamliner Interior

EVERETT, Wash. – Boeing publicly unveiled the first 787 Dreamliner to feature interior components today. The third flight test airplane, ZA003, has a partial interior that provides a glimpse into the new flying experience the airplane will offer.

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Garuda Indonesia Showcases Boeing Next-Generation 737-800 at Singapore Airshow

February 3rd, 2010 by admin, Comments Off on Garuda Indonesia Showcases Boeing Next-Generation 737-800 at Singapore Airshow

SINGAPORE – Garuda Indonesia is leveraging the 2010 Singapore Airshow this week to spotlight its new livery and interior decor, using a Boeing Next-Generation 737-800 with blended winglets as the platform.

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Boeing Moves 787 Dreamliner Fatigue Test Airframe to Testing Rig

February 2nd, 2010 by admin, Comments Off on Boeing Moves 787 Dreamliner Fatigue Test Airframe to Testing Rig

EVERETT, Wash. – Boeing on Sunday moved the 787 Dreamliner fatigue test airframe to its structural test rig. The test rig is located in the northwest corner of the Everett, Wash., site.

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Boeing Improvements Produce Better Next-Generation 737s Faster

February 1st, 2010 by admin, Comments Off on Boeing Improvements Produce Better Next-Generation 737s Faster

SEATTLE, WA – In just 12 years, Boeing employees in Renton, Wash., built and delivered 3,133 Next-Generation 737 airplanes.

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