Categoria: Boeing

Pioneers in Aviation

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The families of the Pioneers in Aviation were brought together in Washington, D.C., to honor the icons of American Aviation. William Boeing, James “Dutch” Kindelberger, Donald Douglas, James McDonnell, and the Wright brothers descendents...

X-37B lands following 2nd Flight

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After 469 days in space the Boeing-built X37B Orbital Test Vehicle (OTV-2) for the U.S. Air Force Rapid Capabilities Office land at Vandenberg Air Force Base, California. The vehicle, built by Boeing Space &...

Boeing Phantom Eye’s First Flight

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Boeing’s unmanned aircraft, Phantom Eye, completed its first take off and landing June 1. The autonomous aircraft, with its 150-foot wingspan and powered by energy-efficient liquid hydrogen, lifted off its launch cart and climbed...

The Phantom Eye: The Eye in the Sky

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Boeing’s Phantom Eye is an unmanned airborne vehicle (UAV) that serves as an eye in the sky for surveillance, disaster relief, search and rescue, and a multitude of other uses. Program manager Drew Mallow...

Biofuels: Renewable Jet Fuel

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Increasing world demand is pushing up the cost of fossil fuels — a finite resource our world cannot sustain. Boeing Chemist James Kinder tells us how his team is leading the way in the...

SUGAR Volt: Boeing’s Hybrid Electric Aircraft

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NASA asked a Boeing-led team to explore the possibilities of a hybrid electric aircraft. Marty Bradley, Boeing Research and Technology, explains how the SUGAR Volt concept is defining the future of flight. Learn more...

Baseball brings smiles to tsunami-ravaged Ishinomaki

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Major League Baseball, the Seattle Mariners, and Boeing recently brought joy to the tsunami-ravaged town of Ishinomaki, Japan, through a baseball clinic and by hosting children from that city in Tokyo before the first...

Boeing keeps C-17s flying

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See how Boeing employees travel all over the world to repair the C-17 Globemaster III for its customers. C-17 is the transport workhorse for the U.S. Air Force and Boeing’s Recovery and Modification Services...

747-8: A new lift in performance

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The Boeing 747 revolutionized long-range flight. Boeing engineer and designer of the wings for the new 747-8 discusses how innovation resulted in the best fuel efficiency of any large passenger airplane in the sky...