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Russian leftovers may become Air Force One

Two Boeing 747-8 jets that were given up before delivery by Russia’s bankrupt Transaero Airlines could well end up as the next presidential Air Force One aircraft. The arrangement, first reported by Defense One, is one of the options being discussed … Continue reading

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Boeing’s avionics unit reverses outsourcing

The Boeing Co. is creating an avionics unit that will build the kinds of electronics and aircraft control systems now being provided by outside suppliers. The shift, unveiled in an internal statement sent to employees on July 31, runs counter … Continue reading

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Boeing HorizonX backs SparkCognition AI

Boeing’s recently established venture arm, HorizonX, has joined with other investors in a $32.5 million funding round for SparkCognition, a Texas-based company focusing on artificial intelligence and machine learning in the fields of information technology security and industrial operations. The Series B … Continue reading

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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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