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Boeing, Air Algerie Announce Order for Seven 737-800s at Dubai Airshow 2009

November 17th, 2009 by admin, Comments Off on Boeing, Air Algerie Announce Order for Seven 737-800s at Dubai Airshow 2009

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates – Boeing and Air Algerie announced an order for seven Next-Generation 737-800s today at Dubai Airshow 2009.

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Air New Zealand Orders Airbus A320s to Replace Boeing 737-300s

November 16th, 2009 by admin, Comments Off on Air New Zealand Orders Airbus A320s to Replace Boeing 737-300s

Following an intensive and robust evaluation process, Air New Zealand has ordered 14 Airbus A320 aircraft to replace its existing domestic fleet of 15 Boeing 737-300s. The aircraft will be powered by IAE engines.
The A320, which is larger than the aircraft type it will replace, will enable Air New Zealand to increase capacity on routes […]

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First Boeing 747-8 Freighter Leaves Factory

November 13th, 2009 by admin, 1 Comment

EVERETT, Wash. – Boeing, on Thursday afternoon, towed the first 747-8 Freighter out of the factory in Everett, Wash. The airplane, ultimately destined for Cargolux, will be painted and begin preparations for flight test.

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Boeing Completes Modifications On First Boeing 787 Dreamliner

November 12th, 2009 by admin, Comments Off on Boeing Completes Modifications On First Boeing 787 Dreamliner

EVERETT, Wash. Boeing has completed installing reinforcements within the side-of-body section on the first 787 Dreamliner.

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Boeing Delivers First 777 to Guggenheim for Lease to Korean Air

November 9th, 2009 by admin, Comments Off on Boeing Delivers First 777 to Guggenheim for Lease to Korean Air

SEATTLE – Boeing and Guggenheim Aviation Partners recently celebrated the delivery of the leasing company’s first 777, a 777-300ER (Extended Range) airplane that Guggenheim customer Korean Air will operate under lease.

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Boeing Completes Key Tests of Self-Protection System

November 9th, 2009 by admin, Comments Off on Boeing Completes Key Tests of Self-Protection System

SEATTLE – The Boeing Company announced today that it has successfully completed tests of the Counter Measures Dispenser System (CMDS) for Project Wedgetail, Australia’s Airborne Early Warning and Control (AEW&C) system.

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Boeing Delivers 3rd Australian F/A-18F Super Hornet Ahead of Schedule

November 5th, 2009 by admin, Comments Off on Boeing Delivers 3rd Australian F/A-18F Super Hornet Ahead of Schedule

ST. LOUIS, Nov. 5, 2009 — Boeing today announced that it delivered the Royal Australian Air Force’s (RAAF) third F/A-18F Block II Super Hornet three months ahead of schedule on Sept. 30, after completing production on the multirole fighter at Boeing Integrated Defense Systems’ St. Louis facility.

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Boeing Delivers Final F-111 to Royal Australian Air Force

November 4th, 2009 by admin, Comments Off on Boeing Delivers Final F-111 to Royal Australian Air Force

AMBERLEY, Queensland – Boeing today delivered F-111 A08-135 to the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) at a ceremony at RAAF Base Amberley. The jet is the 28th and final F-111 serviced by Boeing under the Deeper Maintenance program.

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Boeing to Upgrade CV-22 Trainer With Virtual Reality Enhancements

October 31st, 2009 by admin, Comments Off on Boeing to Upgrade CV-22 Trainer With Virtual Reality Enhancements

ST. LOUIS – The Boeing Company, with partner Bell Helicopter, has received a contract from the U.S. Navy to upgrade the CV-22 Cabin Part Task Trainer (CPTT) with modifications including an Aircrew Flight Simulation (AFS) that deploys a fused reality system that fuses video images with virtual reality.

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Boeing Receives Follow-on Contract to Upgrade B-1 Bomber’s Avionics Software

October 29th, 2009 by admin, Comments Off on Boeing Receives Follow-on Contract to Upgrade B-1 Bomber’s Avionics Software

LONG BEACH, Calif. – The Boeing Company today announced it has received an $84 million contract from the U.S. Air Force for additional upgrades of the B-1 bomber fleet’s avionics software.

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