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Boeing outdoes Airbus in sales at air show

Boeing declared victory in its multibillion-dollar sales competition with Airbus at this week’s Farnborough International Airshow — but the details are murkier than usual, in part due to international trade frictions. Boeing chalked up 528 orders and commitments for airplanes during … Continue reading

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Boeing focuses on drones and its ‘NeXt’ steps

Boeing says it’s aiming to create a traffic management system for drones that makes use of artificial intelligence, blockchain technology — and one of the companies in its investment portfolio. SparkCognition will be Boeing’s partner in the traffic management project. Last year, … Continue reading

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Flying cars grab air show’s spotlight

The next few days will bring dueling announcements from Boeing and Airbus about how many jetliners they’re selling, but one of the hottest tech frontiers at this week’s Farnborough International Airshow looks forward to something completely different: flying cars. Aston … Continue reading

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Britain chooses Scottish site for its prime spaceport

The British government has selected a spot in Sutherland, on the A’Mhoine Peninsula in the Scottish Highlands, as the site of the country’s first vertical-launch spaceport. Three other sites will receive boosts for horizontal air-launch operations. In a news release timed to … Continue reading

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Boeing teases Dreamliner jet’s airshow demo

If you love watching airplanes taking it to the max, you’ll dig the video showing a Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner jet rehearsing for next week’s Farnborough International Airshow in England. The video, released today, tracks the All Nippon Airways jet from inside and … Continue reading

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