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Small is big in Boeing’s 20-year plan

EVERETT, Wash. – Boeing’s 20-year outlook for the airplane market is as sunny as ever, even though some analysts worry about a shift from more profitable wide-body jets to smaller, more economical single-aisle jets. The way Boeing sees it, a … Continue reading

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Ooh-la-la! Boeing’s 737 MAX 10 wows Paris

This week’s Paris Air Show started off with a zoom, in the form of Boeing’s launch of the 737 MAX 10 jet  — the longest version of its fuel-efficient single-aisle airplane family. Today’s kickoff of the sales campaign was totally … Continue reading

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Air show teaser shows off Boeing’s ballet

If you like airplanes, you’ll love Boeing’s teaser video for the Paris Air Show, which puts a 787-10 Dreamliner and a 737 MAX 9 jet through a series of moves worthy of a ballet. The video preview has become a … Continue reading

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Take a virtual tour of Boeing’s Renton plant

More than 5 million guests have toured Boeing’s airplane factory in Everett, Wash., which ranks as one of the Puget Sound region’s top attractions – but far fewer tourists have been inside the area’s other Boeing assembly plant, south of Seattle in … Continue reading

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Boeing studies pilotless plane concepts

EVERETT, Wash. – The Boeing Co. says it’s on a path that could ultimately lead to self-flying commercial passenger airplanes, starting with simulations and ground-based experiments this year and progressing to flight tests by 2019. “In commercial air transportation, we are not … Continue reading

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Robots and humans unite on Boeing’s 777X

EVERETT, Wash. – Some manufacturing workers may worry that robots will be stealing their jobs, but not Boeing’s Jordan Northrup. He’s glad to work with Robot 1 and Robot 2, the industrial-strength machines that drill holes and hook up fasteners in … Continue reading

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Boeing airplane exec heeds steel-town lessons

RENTON, Wash. – Six and a half months into his tenure as Boeing Commercial Airplanes’ president and CEO, Kevin McAllister is mindful of the challenges that lie ahead for one of America’s top manufacturers – and draws upon a cautionary tale … Continue reading

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