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  • 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...

  • Sep 12, 1997

    Boeing Commercial Airplane Group, Wichita Division, today announced that it has been awarded a contract to modify an additional two 747-200 passenger airplanes into cargo configuration for China...

  • Sep 11, 1997

    The Boeing Company announced today at the International Defence Industry Exhibition in Kielce, Poland, the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the Instytut Lotnictwa (Institute...

  • Sep 10, 1997

    he Boeing Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) program has successfully passed its Concept Demonstrator Aircraft Initial Design Review (IDR), paving the way for fabrication and assembly of the company's two...

  • Sep 10, 1997

    Boeing Australia Limited announced today that it intends to relocate its North Ryde, Sydney headquarters to Brisbane, following extensive negotiations with the Queensland Government. Boeing...

  • Sep 10, 1997

    Boeing Australia Limited announced today that it intends to relocate its North Ryde, Sydney headquarters to Brisbane, following extensive negotiations with the Queensland government. David Gray,...

  • Sep 9, 1997

    The F/A-18E/F Super Hornet soared through the 1,500 flight-hour mark at 11 a.m. Friday, Aug. 29. F/A-18E/F Integrated Test Team (ITT) pilot Jim Sandberg, of Northrop Grumman, was at the controls...

  • Sep 9, 1997

    Four F/A-18D Hornets have arrived at their new home at the Royal Malaysian Air Force (RMAF) base in Butterworth, Malaysia. The Hornet strike fighters touched down in Butterworth at approximately...

  • Sep 9, 1997

    The first production version of the advanced Boeing MD Explorer twin-turbine, eight-place helicopter made its maiden flight here on Sept. 5. The new helicopter incorporates advances in technology,...

  • Sep 9, 1997

    The first of several giant machine tools to automate fuselage skin panel assembly for the U.S. Air Force C-17 Globemaster III airlifter has been installed and is now in operation at Boeing...

  • Sep 8, 1997

    The world's longest commercial jetliner -- the 777-300 -- today made its first public appearance at a roll out ceremony marking the completion of manufacturing and the beginning of flight test....

  • Sep 8, 1997

    Employees at The Boeing Company in Mesa, Ariz., have raised more than $1 million for local charities as part of the company's annual employees' community fund campaign. The funds, which are...

  • Sep 8, 1997

    The Boeing Company, which now includes the former McDonnell Douglas Corp. and Rockwell's aerospace and defense units, spent more than $20 billion last year purchasing a wide range of parts,...

  • Sep 8, 1997

    The Boeing Company said today it is putting together a team to evaluate possible use of the Kelly Air Force Base facilities in San Antonio, Texas, for future modification and heavy maintenance...

  • Sep 7, 1997

    The F-22 Raptor is widely regarded as the most advanced fighter in the world. Boeing is building the F-22 with Lockheed Martin for the U.S. Air Force. Boeing is responsible for the wings, rear...

  • Sep 4, 1997

    Pegasus Airlines, based in Istanbul, Turkey, has ordered one Boeing 737-400 and one 737-800, becoming the first airline in Turkey to order the Next-Generation 737, Boeing Commercial Airplane Group...

  • Sep 3, 1997

    The U.S. Navy has ordered two 737-700s for its Navy Unique Fleet Essential Airlift Replacement Aircraft (NUFEA-RA) program. The contract, valued at $111 million, calls for Boeing to deliver the...

  • Sep 3, 1997

    Propelled by a special jet "car," an unmanned F/A-18E streaked down a track at speeds comparable to those of an aircraft landing on an aircraft carrier. Instead of using a tailhook to catch an...

  • Sep 3, 1997

    Bruce Melnick, vice president for The Boeing Company at Kennedy Space Center, will chair the 35th Space Congress, the Canaveral Council of Technical Societies recently announced. Melnick, a former...

  • Sep 3, 1997

    The U.S. Air Force Phillips Laboratory and Boeing rolled out the first-phase flight test vehicle for the Air Force Space Maneuver Vehicle (SMV) program in ceremonies here today. Boeing and its...

  • Sep 2, 1997

    Boeing today announced it has established a scholarship program for Polish students to pursue graduate studies in scientific and technical areas at American colleges or universities. Developed...

  • Sep 2, 1997

    International Lease Finance Corporation (ILFC), a unit of American International Group (AIG), has ordered 61 more Boeing jets, Boeing Commercial Airplane Group confirmed today. With this...

  • Sep 2, 1997

    The Norwegian Coastal Artillery demonstrated the Norwegian HELLFIRE Shore Defense System recently in training exercises near Harstad, Norway. Three HELLFIRE missiles were fired against a moving...

  • Sep 2, 1997

    Boeing has signed an agreement with established fund managers Advent International Corp. and Equinox Kft to assist in the formation of a new venture capital fund in Hungary. The fund, which is...

  • Sep 2, 1997

    Boeing today announced that it will sponsor Polish researchers who will study under the auspices of the International Institute of Theoretical and Applied Physics (IITAP) at Iowa State University....

  • Sep 2, 1997

    The Boeing Company announced on Aug. 28, 1997 the receipt of an Organizational Designated Airworthiness Representative (ODAR) delegation from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to support...

  • Sep 2, 1997

    Dave Angel, Claire Elkhouli, Dyane Magliolo and Tom Stegman recently were awarded NASA's Silver Snoopy award by NASA astronaut Leroy Chiao for outstanding performance in support of manned flight....

  • Aug 29, 1997

    A recent article in InformationWeek magazine on Boeing's use of Baan software generated numerous media and analyst inquiries. To clarify the situation, Boeing Commercial Airplane Group is...

  • Aug 29, 1997

    The U.S. Air Force took delivery of its 33rd C-17 Globemaster III airlifter during a ceremony here today. A crew from the 437th Airlift Wing flew the aircraft to its home base at Charleston Air...

  • Aug 28, 1997

    The Kinetic Energy Anti-Satellite (KE-ASAT) Technology Development and Demonstration Experiment team - for the U.S. Army and Rocketdyne, a part of The Boeing Company - successfully hover-tested a...

  • Aug 28, 1997

    The Boeing Company has received an Organizational Designated Airworthiness Representative (ODAR) delegation from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to support its MD-17 Type Certification...

  • Aug 27, 1997

    As a result of increased airplane orders, The Boeing Company is aggressively planning to address the challenges of meeting an extremely demanding production schedule. Boeing airplane production is...