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  • Boeing lays off over 400 engineers and mechanics

    As Boeing continues to downsize, further redundancies may affect non-union staff, after management issued 429 lay off notices to engineering and mechanical union staff in a second phase of involuntary redundancies.
     

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  • Boeing 787-10 makes its first dash across the skies

    Boeing’s 787-10, the largest of its Dreamliners, successfully completed its first test flight on Friday, 31st March. The long-haul jet, which can carry 330 passengers over 6,400 miles (11,900 km), will now undergo a test programme before deliveries begin next year.
     

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  • Boeing 787: a growing family

    Boeing has introduced the 787-10 Dreamliner, the newest and longest member of its 787 family. Measuring 224 ft (68 m), the aircraft will carry 330 passengers over a range of 6,430 nautical miles (11,900 km) by 2018. Watch the video without comment. Read the article to find out what distinguishes it from its two siblings.
     

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  • What’s this bizarre road-machine used by Boeing?

    To transport large aircraft parts to its plant in Everett, Washington, Boeing uses a strange road-machine. Equipped with ten wheels but no brakes or indicator lights, it’s a directional vehicle - known as a ‘steer car’ - positioned at the back of exceptional convoys.
     

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  • Drone films Boeing 737 MAX taking a dip

    Boeing's 737 MAX has passed water spray tests at a small airport in Montana, northern USA. For the first time, Boeing engineers used a drone to film the test, an essential part of the aircraft certification process. Watch the video without comment. Read the article to find out more.
     

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  • Boeing 787 Dreamliner structure: parts from around the globe

    To build their aircraft today, aeronautical manufacturers are supplied with parts from all around the world. See the map of subcontractors working on the structure of the Boeing 787. Read the article to find out more.
     

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  • Airbus and Boeing race for orders continues, despite slowdown in 2016

    Boeing delivered 60 more aircraft than Airbus in 2016. In terms of orders, it was the European aircraft manufacturer that surpassed the American company with 63 more aircraft on its books. But both are experiencing a sharp slowdown in their orders.
     

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  • Boeing-Saab T-X jet trainer takes off

    The new Boeing-Saab T-X has completed its first test flight. If chosen by the US army next year, it will serve as a training aircraft for USAF pilots. Watch the video without comment. Read the article.
     

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  • Jobcuts likely as Boeing slows output of 777

    Boeing has decided to reduce production of its current Boeing 777 by 40 per cent. This strategic choice is likely to entail jobcuts, as output drops from eight aircraft a month today to just five per month in August 2017.
     

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  • Trump tweets plan to cancel Air Force One

    US President elect Donald Trump has tweeted that the Air Force One ordered with Boeing in January should be cancelled, citing the excessive cost of the programme – at four billion dollars.
     

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  • Boeing Opens Composite Center for the 777X in St Louis

    For its newest 777X jet, Boeing has just opened its first commercial aircraft plant at St Louis (Missouri). The new plant will be used for the manufacture of composite wing and tail parts for the new long-haul American aircraft. Watch the video with no commentary. Read the article.
     

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  • Boeing 2707: the American Supersonic that Never Flew

    In the sixties Boeing designed a supersonic commercial aircraft that could carry 277 passengers at 1,800 mph. A life-size mock up had even been built but everything came to an abrupt halt in 1971.
     

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  • The Training Jet: a Necessary Step for Fighter Pilots

    Boeing and its partner Saab have just rolled out their new training jet: the T-X. It’s intended use is to train all future F-15, F-16 and F-35 US Air Force pilots. This will be a necessary step for all trainees.
     

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  • Why is Boeing considering stopping production of the 747?

    In a note addressed to SEC, the American stockmarket’s supervising body, Boeing has declared that it is facing a critical situation with regard to its 747. If new orders don’t start coming in, the OEM doesn’t rule out stopping production of its four-engine aircraft.
     

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  • Farnborough: Airbus slashes A380 production

    For the last professional day of the Farnborough Airshow, we’re going to highlight the A380 production slow-down, the Boeing centenary and some aircraft on site.
     

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