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  • Sep 4, 1998

    Boeing Business Jets, a joint venture launched in 1996 by Boeing and General Electric Co. (GE), today marked the beginning of a new era in business air travel with the first flight of the Boeing...

  • Sep 3, 1998

    One year after its rollout debut, the Boeing 777-300 departed today for the 1998 Farnborough Air Show. Boeing Commercial Airplane Group will showcase the airplane as part of a display...

  • Sep 3, 1998
    Innovative Programs in Engineering Education Recognized with National Award

    A team of engineering educators from Penn State in University Park, Pa., has been selected to receive the prestigious 1998 Boeing Outstanding Educator Award. As the winner, the university and team...

  • Sep 3, 1998

    Opportunities for manufacturing jetliners in the 21st century are "simply breathtaking," Dick James, president - Boeing Europe told journalists gathered at an annual conference sponsored by The...

  • Sep 2, 1998

    DigitalXpress, a provider of satellite communications services, has announced that a member of its network, TEN-TV (Technology Education Network, Inc.), will broadcast sales training and other...

  • Sep 2, 1998

    The Boeing Company will participate in this year's Farnborough International Air Show. Members of the accredited media are invited to visit the Boeing Press Chalet located at Row B, No. 1 East...

  • Sep 2, 1998

    The 717-200, Boeing Commercial Airplane Group's newest 100-seat jetliner, flew for the first time today. A cheering crowd of employees, suppliers and customers -- along with Internet viewers...

  • Sep 2, 1998

    Computer users worldwide will be able to watch the first Boeing 717-200 embark on its inaugural flight in "real time" on the Internet. The flight is expected to take off at 11:30 a.m. PDT today,...

  • Sep 2, 1998

    The first-ever Boeing 717-200 lifts off the runway at the Long Beach Airport in California on its historic first flight. The airplane took off at 12:35 p.m. and landed at 4:42 p.m. at the Boeing...

  • Sep 1, 1998

    The third Boeing 767 AWACS takes off from Boeing Field in Seattle during its successful first flight on Aug. 31. The flight marks the beginning of a test program to evaluate whether the aircraft's...

  • Sep 1, 1998

    The third Boeing 767 Airborne Warning and Control System (AWACS) aircraft has successfully completed its first flight with the distinctive 30-foot rotodome mounted atop its fuselage. The aircraft...

  • Sep 1, 1998

    Boeing Chairman and CEO Phil Condit today announced a significant management and organizational realignment to address financial and production performance issues and to better position the...

  • Sep 1, 1998

    The U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) has awarded the Boeing Executive Management Council in Mesa its top recognition award for single process initiatives (SPI) that significantly cut costs on...

  • Sep 1, 1998

    Transavia's third Boeing 737-800 took off from Boeing Field in Seattle Aug. 27. Two other 737-800s were delivered to Transavia earlier this year as part of a 1995 order for eight 737-800s and...

  • Sep 1, 1998

    Boeing today announced that President and Chief Operating Officer Harry Stonecipher also will be the company's acting chief financial officer until a successor is in place for Boyd Givan. Givan,...

  • Aug 31, 1998

    Boeing Commercial Airplane Group announced today that it has selected five mills to supply all the commercial airplane manufacturer's aluminum flat-rolled products, and small and intermediate...

  • Aug 31, 1998

    Boeing Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Phil Condit announced that its Board of Directors today authorized a share repurchase program. The authorization is for the repurchase of up to 15...

  • Aug 31, 1998

    Europe's Joint Aviation Authorities (JAA) have completed validation of the Boeing MD Explorer helicopter in its 902 configuration, and recommended that the JAA's 27 member nations issue Amended...

  • Aug 28, 1998

    The lead Boeing investigator looking into the Wednesday Delta III rocket failure said his team is focusing on the control system. "Based on the data we reviewed over the past couple of days, it is...

  • Aug 27, 1998

    The prototype L 159 Advanced Light Combat Aircraft with a Boeing-designed avionics suite made its first flight Aug. 18 at the Aero Vodochody airport near Prague in the Czech Republic. During the...

  • Aug 27, 1998

    The F/A-18E/F successfully reached another development milestone when the full-scale fatigue test airframe (FT50) completed its first lifetime of testing in the Boeing St. Louis laboratories. One...

  • Aug 27, 1998

    Clarence Quan, named the lead Boeing investigator for the Wednesday Delta III launch failure, arrived in Florida early this morning. Under his direction the investigation is continuing. Boeing has...

  • Aug 27, 1998

    Boeing announced the lead investigator for the Delta III failure here at a press conference early this morning. Clarence Quan, an aerospace engineer, with more than four decades of experience in...

  • Aug 26, 1998

    Tonight at 9:17 p.m. EDT the Boeing Delta III lifted off Launch Complex 17-B. Failure of the rocket occurred approximately one minute and 20 seconds into flight when the launch team lost flight...

  • Aug 25, 1998

    Today at 8 a.m. EDT, the 45th Space Wing vice-commander downgraded the hurricane condition (HURCON) at Cape Canaveral Air Station and Patrick Air Force Base to HURCON IV. This action is...

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