Boeing Participation In Paris Air Show 2001

The Boeing Company, the leading aerospace company in the world, today released its press-briefing schedule for the biennial Paris Air Show at Le Bourget. This year's event will be held June 16-24. Members of the accredited media are invited to visit the Boeing Press Chalet (Chalet Row B171) located adjacent to the main Boeing Chalet.

Boeing Vice Chairman Harry Stonecipher will hold a press conference Monday, June 18, from 10 - 11 a.m. in the main auditorium of the Salon's Media Center. Executives from Boeing's six major business units as well as other senior executives will participate in the press conference.

Some of the Boeing highlights at this year's Paris Air Show include the company's new "Sonic Cruiser" concept, the flying demonstration of the F/A-18E/F Super Hornet, a full-scale model of the operational version of Boeing's entry in the Joint Strike Fighter competition, and the international debut of the 737-900 -- the largest member of the world's most popular passenger jet family.

Other Boeing products scheduled to be on static display or participate in the air show include the Boeing Business Jet, C-17 Globemaster III, F-15E Eagle, C-40A, AH-64A Apache, CH-47D Chinook, the Joint Direct Attack Munition, and the Harpoon and SLAM-ER missiles.

The Boeing exhibit, located separately in the static display area, will feature the Boeing Joint Strike Fighter and showcase Boeing's concepts for the next-generation, satellite-based air traffic management system. It also will offer a working demonstration of Connexion by BoeingSM -- the company's at-the-seat, high-speed, broadband connection for travelers -- and interactive displays representing the many product lines and customer solutions of The Boeing Company.

Boeing has scheduled numerous briefings throughout the week in the Boeing Press Chalet, except where otherwise noted. Media are advised to check the briefing schedule daily at the Boeing Press Chalet and the Boeing Exhibit for breaking news announcements and changes to the following preliminary daily schedule (all times local in Paris):

Saturday, June 16

  • 11:00
    • Boeing's X-Vehicles and More: Phantom Works, Boeing's catalyst for innovation, is involved in a wide variety of X-vehicle programs as well as a number of other innovative programs that are defining the future of aerospace. George Muellner will provide insight into these programs, the technology challenges they present and how Phantom Works is addressing these challenges.
    • Presenter: George Muellner, vice president and general manager, Phantom Works
  • 13:00
    • Space & Communications International Business Development: Bob Dean will discuss Space & Communications' international business strategies and relationships with some of Boeing's biggest customers, as well as S&C's drive toward globalization.
    • Presenter: Bob Dean, vice president, Business Development and International

Sunday, June 17

  • 09:30
    • Military Aerospace Support Overview: The president of the fast-growing Military Aerospace Support business will provide an overview of the organization, which is focused on providing innovative support solutions that increase the readiness and affordability of fielded aerospace systems. These comprehensive solutions include training systems and services; contractor logistics support programs; spares and technical data; and maintenance, modernization and upgrades, including the new 767 Tanker programs. Military Aerospace Support is developing the 767 Tanker/Transport to address a large market for air-refueling aircraft around the globe.
    • Presenter: David Spong, president, Military Aerospace Support
  • 10:30
    • Space & Communications Services: Rick Stephens will lead a discussion on current program activities, and new government and commercial service-related business opportunities.
    • Presenter: Rick Stephens, vice president and general manager, Space & Communications Services
  • 11:30
    • AEW&C: A discussion about the newest member of the airborne early warning family, the next-generation 737 jetliner with the state of the art MESA Radar.
    • Presenter: Patrick Gill, vice president, 737 AEW&C Program
  • 12:30
    • Connexion by Boeing: The latest news on inflight connectivity, with a look at how broadband is taking off. Connexion by Boeing provides commercial airline and business jet travelers real-time, high-speed, secure, two-way access to e-mail Internet, corporate Intranet and live news and television at 39,000 feet.
    • Presenter: Scott Carson, president, Connexion by Boeing

Monday, June 18

  • 09:00
    • Human Space Flight & Exploration Overview: A discussion about the overall management and performance of the Space Shuttle, International Space Station production and sustaining engineering work, future reusable systems, and two-stage-to-orbit vehicle concepts.
    • Presenter: Mike Mott, vice president and general manager, Human Space Flight & Exploration Overview
  • 10:00
    • The Boeing Company: Harry Stonecipher, Boeing vice chairman, will describe the ongoing transformation of The Boeing Company and outline the company's vision for the future. An extensive Q&A session will include the CFO and leaders of the company's various business units.

      Note: Briefing in the main auditorium of the Salon Media Center
    • Presenter: Harry Stonecipher, vice chairman, The Boeing Company
  • 11:00
    • V-22 Osprey Overview: The V-22 Osprey fills an urgent requirement for the U.S. Marine Corps, providing unique capability to the warfighter in unprecedented speed, range and self-deployability. The Commandant will address the international press about the "Operational Maneuver from the Sea" doctrine of the Corps, which the Osprey answers exclusively.
      Note: Briefing in Conf. Room 5 of the Salon Media Center
    • Presenter: Gen. James Jones, Commandant of the Marine Corps
  • 12:15
    • Boeing Joint Strike Fighter - Demonstrated Performance: When it comes to the four pillars of the Joint Strike Fighter Program -- Affordability, Survivability, Supportability and Lethality -- Boeing is providing demonstrated performance instead of calculations and projections. Frank Statkus will give an update on the Boeing Joint Strike Fighter flight test program followed by a view of the JSF full-scale mockup in the Boeing exhibit.
    • Presenter: Frank Statkus, vice president and general manager, Boeing Joint Strike Fighter Program
  • 13:15
    • Boeing Satellite Systems: An overview of Boeing Satellites, including a discussion on our history in the satellite business, the types of satellites Boeing is building, and forward-looking applications for satellites.
    • Presenter: Randy Brinkley, president, Boeing Satellite Systems
  • 14:15
    • Comprehensive Launch Systems: An overview of the expendable launch vehicle programs, including Delta II, Delta III, Delta IV, Inertial Upper Stage and the Boeing segment of Sea Launch.
    • Presenters: Gale Schluter, vice president and general manager, Expendable Launch Systems; and Will Trafton, president, Sea Launch

Tuesday, June 19

  • 09:15
    • Boeing Business Jets: A program overview covering the 5-year history of BBJ, including sales, deliveries, number of BBJs in service, completions, winglets, BBJ 2 and plans for the future.
    • Presenter: Borge Boeskov, president, Boeing Business Jets
  • 10:00
    • Flight to the Future: A discussion of worldwide trends that are shaping our world, and Boeing's role in the journey to a future that empowers people, brings cultures together and offers global economic opportunity.
      Note: Briefing in the Boeing Exhibit
    • Presenter: Alan Mulally, president and CEO, Boeing Commercial Airplanes
  • 11:30
    • Plan for Airspace Capacity Enhancement: Air Traffic Management will announce its proposal to bring fundamental change to air traffic systems that are frequently overwhelmed by sheer numbers of flights and weather disruptions. The new concepts will integrate airspace systems to a much greater extent than ever before, to make flying even safer, cut delays and allow the system to handle more flights.
    • Presenter: John Hayhurst, president, Air Traffic Management
  • 12:30
    • "Sonic Cruiser" Review: John Roundhill will review previously released information about the "sonic cruiser" airplane concept, the company's top product development effort.
    • Presenter: John Roundhill, vice president, New Airplane Marketing
  • 13:30
    • "Sonic Cruiser" Review: John Roundhill will review previously released information about the "sonic cruiser" airplane concept, the company's top product development effort.
    • Presenter: John Roundhill, vice president, New Airplane Marketing

Wednesday, June 20

  • 10:30
    • Commercial Aviation Services Overview: Boeing Commercial Aviation Services' portfolio of products and services supports virtually all of an airline's operational needs and is positioned to be a major contributor to the growth of Boeing Commercial Airplanes. This overview will underscore how Boeing's innovative services and solutions help airline customers improve their business performance.
    • Presenter: Mike Bair, executive vice president, Commercial Aviation Services
  • 11:30
    • Commercial Airplane Orders and Deliveries - An Overview: Seddik Belyamani will present Boeing's view on deliveries as an alternative view on marketshare, their importance as an indicator of business health, and the status of 2000 and 2001 commercial airplane deliveries.
    • Presenter: Seddik Belyamani, senior vice president, BCA Sales
  • 12:30
    • The F/A-18E/F Super Hornet From the Pilots' Perspective: A Boeing test pilot and a U.S. Navy squadron pilot will lead a discussion of the Super Hornet's unique handling qualities in addition to other capabilities. The presentation also will include a brief program status update and discussion of planned upgrades.
    • Presenters: Tony Parasida, vice president, Boeing F/A-18 program; Capt. Jeff Wieringa, program manager, F/A-18 program; Ricardo Traven, Boeing experimental test pilot; and Capt. Scott Swift, commanding officer of VFA-122
  • 13:30
    • Commercial Market Outlook and Opportunities: A look at the company's 2001 current market outlook for air travel and airplanes, including market evolution, the forces that are changing the industry and an assessment of future market opportunities.
    • Presenter: Randy Baseler, vice president, BCA Marketing
  • 14:30
    • Aircraft Trading Overview: An overview of how Boeing Aircraft Trading functions with other Boeing business units and operates within Boeing Commercial Airplanes to provide airlines new and used airplane solutions.
    • Presenter: Dr. Dinesh Keskar, president, Boeing Aircraft Trading

Thursday, June 21

  • 13:15
    • 737 Supplier Photo Opportunity: The Boeing 737, the world's most popular jet, relies on a worldwide network of suppliers and aerospace expertise. There will be a photo opportunity with suppliers to the Boeing Next-Generation 737 program near the Continental 737-900 that will be on static display during the show.

      Note: Photo opportunity shipside at the 737-900 in the static display area


For further information:
Larry McCracken
(206) 655-6123
Mary Ann Brett
(314) 234-7111
Boeing Press Chalet
After June 14: +33 1 41 57 52 85