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  • Sep 11, 1998

    Boeing is playing a major role in the United States Air Force's Expeditionary Force Experiment -- EFX '98 -- by supplying several key pieces of an overall communications architecture that will be...

  • Sep 10, 1998

    Through the first three days of the Farnborough International Airshow, Boeing Commercial Airplane Group has announced a combined total of more than $6.7 billion in orders and options. The week...

  • Sep 10, 1998

    Boeing [NYSE:BA] today unveiled three commercial derivatives of its new Delta IV family of launch vehicles. "The commercial satellite industry is demanding reliable and affordable access to space...

  • Sep 10, 1998

    Boeing Commercial Airplane Group and Federal Express Corp. (FedEx) today launched "Boeing Express," an additional delivery option for aircraft spare parts customers using FedEx delivery services....

  • Sep 9, 1998

    World military leaders from around the world will get a fresh look at the AH-64D Apache Longbow at the 1998 Farnborough Air Show. A production AH-64D Apache will make its first appearance at the...

  • Sep 9, 1998

    Cronus Airlines, Greece's only privately owned air carrier, announced its selection of two Next-Generation 737-700s, Boeing Commercial Airplane Group confirmed today. The agreement, one firm order...

  • Sep 9, 1998

    The first Boeing 737-700 for Air Pacific recently rolled out of the Boeing paint shop in Seattle. The Fijian flag carrier is the launch operator for the 737 Next-Generation aircraft, enhancing Air...

  • Sep 9, 1998

    PeaceAir of Sri Lanka and Boeing Commercial Airplane Group today announced that the carrier will be the newest Boeing 747-400 operator. The two companies signed a memorandum of understanding for...

  • Sep 9, 1998

    EasyJet Airlines accepted its first, directly purchased Boeing 737-300 during a delivery ceremony at Boeing Field in Seattle on August 19. In 1997, easyJet ordered 12 Boeing 737-300s to expand and...

  • Sep 9, 1998

    Boeing Aerospace Operations, Inc. has been selected by the U. S. Air Force to provide aircrew training and courseware development services to support the EC-130 E/H aircraft programs at...

  • Sep 9, 1998

    GATX Capital Corp, an aircraft-leasing company based in San Francisco, has ordered five Next-Generation 737-800s, bringing the company's total Next-Generation 737 orders to 15, Boeing Commercial...

  • Sep 8, 1998

    The Boeing Company forecasts it will spend more than $14 billion over the next five years with European firms - a clear message that business for Boeing means jobs and opportunity for the...

  • Sep 8, 1998

    New orders were announced today by Borge Boeskov, president - Boeing Business Jets (BBJ), at a news conference at Farnborough International '98 near London. Six new orders for the ultra long-range...

  • Sep 8, 1998

    A Boeing [NYSE: BA] Delta II rocket lifted off the launch pad today at 2:13 p.m. PDT and successfully placed five Iridium system satellites into low-Earth orbit. "Today's launch marks the tenth in...

  • Sep 8, 1998

    The first production V-22 Osprey fuselage was shipped today from The Boeing Company in suburban Philadelphia. It departed on an Air Force C-17 Globemaster III cargo plane from Philadelphia to the...

  • Sep 8, 1998

    Boeing Commercial Airplane Group confirmed today that Scandinavian Airlines System (SAS) will add 14 Next-Generation 737s to its fleet. These additions continue a fleet-modernization program begun...

  • Sep 8, 1998

    Boeing Commercial Airplane Group today confirmed that GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS), a unit of GE Capital Services, has placed an order for 12 767 jetliners. The package, valued at...

  • Sep 8, 1998

    VARIG, the largest airline in Latin America, announced an agreement to purchase 39 Boeing jetliners, Boeing Commercial Airplane Group confirmed today. Demonstrating a bold vision for the future,...

  • Sep 7, 1998

    "Boeing airplanes will continue to fly safely when the clock strikes midnight in the year 2000," said Walt Gillette, leader of engineering and product development for the Boeing Commercial...

  • Sep 7, 1998

    The Boeing Company sees a bright future for the products of each of its principal businesses, said Harry Stonecipher, Boeing president and chief operating officer. At a press briefing at...

  • Sep 7, 1998

    Boeing Commercial Airplane Group confirmed today that International Lease Finance Corporation (ILFC) has ordered 17 jetliners, including nine Next-Generation 737-800s. The leasing company also...

  • Sep 7, 1998

    KLM Royal Dutch Airlines announced plans to purchase four 737-900s, Boeing Commercial Airplane Group (BCAG) confirmed today at the Farnborough International Air Show. With this order, the...

  • Sep 5, 1998

    Boeing officials here announced today the Delta III failure investigation should conclude by the end of September. After the Aug. 26 failure of the Delta III, the investigation team moved quickly...

  • Sep 4, 1998

    The Osprey demonstrated it can carry the HMWWV like a helicopter, but it has the capability to carry it at much faster speeds. V-22 aircraft 8, one of four Engineering and Manufacturing...

  • Sep 4, 1998

    The new Boeing Business Jet (BBJ) - a high-performance derivative of the Next-Generation 737-700 - made its successful first flight today with Boeing Capts. Mike Hewett and Mike Carriker at the...

  • 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...