Boeing Focuses on 787 Dreamliner, Cooperative Programs With Russia at 2005 Moscow Air Show

The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA) proudly continues its presence at the 2005 International Aviation & Space Salon (Moscow Air Show) in Zhukovsky, Russia. Highlighting its new airplane, a large scale Boeing 787 Dreamliner, will be featured in the Boeing exhibit in Pavilion B during the entire show, which runs from August 16 through 21.

The Boeing Moscow Air Show exhibit will showcase several products and services from Boeing Commercial Airplanes, including the New Generation 737, the long-range 777 and 747 families, including modifications. Part of Boeing exposition will cover different aspects of the Boeing-Russia partnership, including the Moscow-based Boeing Design Center, International Space Station, Sea and Land Launch programs and others.

Boeing President, Russia/CIS Sergey Kravchenko and Craig Jones, Boeing Commercial Airplanes Vice-President, Sales in Russia/CIS, will participate in the show. Other Boeing executives present at the show include representatives of Boeing Commercial Aviation Services, Integrated Defense Systems, Boeing Capital Corporations (BCC) and Connexion by Boeing.

Boeing has a long history in Russia and has invested more than U.S $1 billion in cooperative programs with the Russian aerospace industry over the last 10 years. Those include space, research, aircraft design, information technology, materials, titanium acquisitions and the development of polar routes.

Boeing has both a Technical Research Center and a Design Center in Moscow, where Russian aerospace professional collaborate with Boeing counterparts in the United States. Hundreds of Russia's aerospace specialists work at the Boeing Design Center in Moscow on various Boeing programs, including the 787 and 747-Large Cargo Freighter.

In addition, Boeing is serving as an advisor to Sukhoi Civil Aircraft on the development and marketing of the Russian Regional Jet.

The Boeing 2005 Moscow Air Show web site, published in both English and Russian, will be available for viewing on August 15.

Photos and reports about Boeing events will be posted daily during the show.

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Viktor Anoshkin
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