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Boeing and Saab this week completed the first flight of their all-new T-X aircraft, which is designed specifically for the U.S. Air Force’s training requirements. During the 55-minute flight, lead T-X Test Pilot Steven Schmidt and Chief Pilot for Air Force Programs Dan Draeger, who was in the seat behind Schmidt, validated key aspects of… » read more

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As NASA develops its strategy for future exploration beyond Earth’s orbit, Boeing is utilizing its 60 years of experience in human spaceflight to formulate an architecture that supports NASA’s vision, leverages the International Space Station, and extends human presence into the proving ground around the Moon and on to Mars

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The Boeing T-X aircraft has one engine, twin tails, stadium seating and an advanced cockpit with embedded training. The system also offers state-of-the-art ground-based training and a maintenance-friendly design for long-term supportability. This animation depicts two Boeing T-X aircraft in action. Boeing unveiled not one, but two production T-X aircraft in St. Louis. Boeings design… » read more

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Freighter conversion is doubling the life of passenger airplanes. To convert them, engineers create original design solutions for each airplane. After extensive work, the converted airplanes are sent back to work as freighters for another 20 years, saving them from being parked and replacing less efficient freighters at the same time. Learn more about Boeing… » read more

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Boeing is tapping into the mobile technology of smart phones and tablets to bring real-time data to pilots in flight. With applications such as Boeing’s Flight Deck Fuel Advisor, pilots can receive up-to-the-minute fuel data that helps them fly more efficiently.   Discover more at http://www.boeing.com/innovation and on the Boeing YouTube channel

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The engine that will eventually power our new 777X has now started ground testing. The GE9X is being tested at GE Aviation’s Peebles Testing Operation in Ohio. This marks a significant milestone in the development of the engine and the program. Maturation testing of the GE9X began five years ago and has progressed from component-level… » read more

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Boeing Product Development engineers are working on cabin concepts that should deliver an eye-popping experience in the future. Along with strategic accent lighting, they are developing projections of light and imagery for ceilings, walls and bulkheads.   Airlines could use lighting enhancements on the walls and bulkheads to display information about the trip destination— or… » read more

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On 29th January, the Boeing 737 MAX 8 took to the skies for the first time. The 737 MAX program achieved the milestone on schedule which begins a comprehensive flight-test program leading to certification and delivery.     With the latest technology LEAP-1B engines from CFM International and Boeing-designed Advanced Technology winglets, the first member… » read more

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Boeing is supporting regulators and other stakeholders to address key challenges faced by the aviation system. Transcript: The EU aviation strategy released in December 2015 by the European Commission is a positive and welcomed step towards an even more sustainable and competitive aviation sector, a sector which already contributes almost 2 million jobs to the… » read more

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