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  • Sep 24, 1997

    Through the end of Phase 2 flight testing this month, the X-36 tailless research aircraft continues to perform exceptionally well and is proving to be more agile than the most maneuverable fighter...

  • Sep 24, 1997

    The F/A-18E/F Super Hornet flew its 1,000th flight Friday, Sept. 12, with F/A-18E/F Integrated Test Team (ITT) pilot Cdr. Rob Niewoehner at the controls. Earlier in the day, ITT pilots flew seven...

  • Sep 24, 1997

    In a move that intensifies the company's focus on its critical space markets, The Boeing Company has announced that its Space Systems business unit has been realigned by market area. Space Systems...

  • Sep 23, 1997

    The world's most famous green combat helicopter, the U.S. Army's AH-64D Apache Longbow, now sports a bright display of color inside its fully integrated glass cockpits. The Apache Longbow,...

  • Sep 23, 1997

    The Boeing Company C-17 program has received a 1997 Pollution Prevention Award from the U. S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The award was presented Sept. 15 in San Francisco by EPA Region...

  • Sep 22, 1997

    DigitalXpress, a satellite communications services provider, announced that United Artists Theatre Circuit Inc.'s Satellite Theatre Network (STN) conducted a three-day training event for Nike over...

  • Sep 22, 1997

    Continuing the momentum it has built throughout this year, Boeing Business Jets today announced it has received five additional airplane orders, increasing its total orders to 25. The announcement...

  • Sep 22, 1997

    EVA Airways Corp. of Taiwan has ordered two Boeing MD-11 Freighter airplanes for delivery in 1998, Boeing Commercial Airplane Group announced today. The airline now operates three MD-11 passenger...

  • Sep 22, 1997

    Production workers at Boeing in St. Louis prepare to install the first part in the forward fuselage and nose of the first production F/A-18E/F Super Hornet. The Super Hornet is the nation's...

  • Sep 22, 1997

    The nation's newest tactical fighter -- the F/A-18E/F Super Hornet -- moved one step closer to entering service with the U.S. Navy today. Boeing employees gathered in St. Louis to celebrate the...

  • Sep 22, 1997

    PrivatAir, a charter operator of executive jet airplanes, based in Geneva, Switzerland has ordered two Boeing Business Jets (BBJ) with options to purchase two additional airplanes. The orders are...

  • Sep 22, 1997

    The Super Hornet entered low-rate initial production at Boeing facilities in St. Louis on September 15, 1997. Boeing production workers are shown here installing the first part into the forward...

  • Sep 22, 1997

    At 11 a.m. yesterday (Sept. 22), the Sea Launch Assembly and Command Ship "Sea Launch Commander" was formally named at the Kvaerner Govan Shipyard, Glasgow, by Mrs. Bobbie Cromer, wife of Mr. Don...

  • Sep 22, 1997

    AMC Aviation, an airline subsidiary of Aircraft Maintenance Company, has taken delivery of its first Boeing MD-90-30 Extended Range (ER) advanced technology twinjet. AMC Aviation is a charter...

  • Sep 18, 1997

    A Boeing Delta II expendable launch vehicle stands poised at Vandenberg Air Force Base (VAFB), Calif. to place five more IRIDIUM® system satellites into orbit. The launch, which has a five-second...

  • Sep 18, 1997

    David M. Bowman, 37, has been named Boeing program manager for the MD-17, the proposed commercial freighter version of the U.S. Air Force's C-17 Globemaster III cargo jet. Bowman replaces John...

  • Sep 18, 1997

    A Boeing Delta II will launch five IRIDIUM® system satellites on Friday, Sept.26 at 6:23:36 p.m. PDT from Vandenberg Air Force Base (VAFB), Calif. MEDIA CREDENTIALS AND ACCESS Media...

  • Sep 18, 1997

    Two British pilots flying a 16-year-old Boeing MD 500D helicopter have set a speed record for flying around the world, knocking four days off the previous record. The pair, Stephen Good and...

  • Sep 17, 1997

    Boeing's current model 737s, Next-Generation 737s and record-breaking 777 have captured the top eight out-of-10 spots in Airfinance Journal's prestigious annual Investors' and Operators' poll. The...

  • Sep 17, 1997

    The combined Norwegian, Danish, Swedish, and Long Beach Chambers of Commerce will hear a report on the Sea Launch program on Wednesday, Sept. 24, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Long Beach Hilton, Two...

  • Sep 17, 1997

    easyJet Airlines has ordered 12 Boeing 737-300s, Boeing Commercial Airplane Group confirmed today. Deliveries to the Luton, England-based airline begin in mid 1998 and continue through 1999. This...

  • Sep 17, 1997

    A planned program to enhance the performance of the MD 600N helicopter, the newest rotorcraft from The Boeing Company, is proceeding at top speed. The aircraft enhancements are scheduled for...

  • Sep 17, 1997

    General Services Administration (GSA) has awarded Boeing a contract to furnish Technical and Management Support Services (TMS) to government agencies that are upgrading their telephones and other...

  • Sep 17, 1997

    Boeing Commercial Airplane Group announced plans today to address challenges resulting from the steepest production increases since the dawn of the Jet Age. The challenges, which include parts...

  • Sep 15, 1997

    The second of four Bell Boeing V-22 Osprey tiltrotor aircraft built to production standards was delivered on Saturday, Sept. 13 to the Patuxent River Naval Air Warfare Test Center, Md. The...

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