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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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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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Boeing wins DARPA’s nod for space plane

The Pentagon’s Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency says it has selected the Boeing Co. to develop and test its XS-1 hypersonic space plane, using a design now known as the Phantom Express. Boeing won out over Northrop Grumman and Masten Space … Continue reading

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Want to fly like a CEO? Rent this plane

Now anybody can fly like a VIP: All you have to do to take Deer Jet’s super-elegant 787 Dreamliner for a ride is fork over $70,000 an hour. Just don’t call it luxury travel. “This plane is not ‘luxurious,’ The … Continue reading

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Boeing makes first 737 MAX delivery

Boeing today marked the first delivery of a new-generation 737 MAX jet with an official handover to Malaysia-based Malindo Air at the Seattle Delivery Center. The delivery came after Boeing sent about 30 of the engines for its 737 MAX planes back to … Continue reading

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Boeing tests networking pod for fighter jets

The Boeing Co. and the U.S. Air Force say they’ve shown that a new type of communication pod for F-15 fighter jets, known as Talon HATE, can link together different types of aircraft and ground stations for secure communications. The … Continue reading

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