Boeing’s Spectrolab Manufactures Record 4 Millionth Space Solar Cell

Subsidiary is highest volume producer of spacecraft-powering solar cells SYLMAR, Calif., Dec. 2, 2014 – Boeing [NYSE: BA] subsidiary Spectrolab is the first company to produce 4 million gallium arsenide based solar cells for use in space. The cells have powered more than 380 spacecraft flights in more than 23 years. Spectrolab, the leading provider of space solar cells and…

Boeing Statement on Kuwait Airways’ Intent to Purchase 10 777-300ERs

SEATTLE, Nov. 20, 2014 – Boeing [NYSE: BA] is pleased that Kuwait Airways has announced its intent to purchase 10 777-300ER (Extended Range) airplanes worth $3.3 billion at current list prices. “We appreciate the start of a new partnership with Kuwait Airways,” said Marty Bentrott, vice president of Sales for Middle East, Russia and Central Asia, Boeing Commercial Airplanes. “Boeing…

Boeing ecoDemonstrator 787 Tests Innovations for More Efficient Air Travel

Testing digital technologies, remote sensors, icephobic wing coatings to reduce fuel use, emissions, noise SEATTLE, Nov. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — The Boeing [NYSE: BA] ecoDemonstrator 787 has begun flight testing more than 25 new technologies aimed at improving aviation’s environmental performance through every phase of flight. The Boeing ecoDemonstrator Program accelerates the testing, refinement and use of new technologies and…

Boeing Stacks Two Satellites to Launch as a Pair

ABS and Eutelsat are first customers for all-electric propulsion satellites EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Nov. 12, 2014 – Boeing has successfully mated two 702SP (small platform) satellites in a stacked configuration in preparation for the first-ever conjoined satellite launch. The milestone is a significant step towards the early 2015 launch of the satellites ABS-3A and Eutelsat 115 West B, the first-ever…

Boeing Presents Original Flight Test 787 Dreamliner to Museum of Flight

Donation puts airplane on display for Puget Sound community, Boeing employees who designed, built, tested jetliner SEATTLE, Nov. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Boeing (NYSE: BA) and its employees joined the Puget Sound community today in celebrating the donation of one of the original 787-8 Dreamliner flight test airplanes to the Museum of Flight in Seattle. “Boeing is committed to supporting…

Boeing Delivers Emirates’ 100th 777-300ER

777-300ER makes up the majority of airline’s fleet World’s largest operator of 777 endorses airplane’s efficiency, reliability and flexibility EVERETT, Wash., Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Boeing and Emirates Airline are celebrating the delivery of the airline’s 100th 777-300ER (Extended Range), marking another milestone in a partnership that began over two decades ago when the Dubai-based airline ordered its first…

Boeing Delivers 300th CH-47F Chinook to U.S. Army Ahead of Schedule

Advanced helicopter helps Army meet global commitments RIDLEY PARK, Pa., Oct. 27, 2014 – Boeing [NYSE: BA] this month delivered to the U.S. Army, 75 days ahead of schedule, the 300th CH-47F Chinook helicopter. “This marks another benchmark for the CH-47F program,” said Lt. Col. Michael Hauenstein, the Army’s CH-47F product manager, Office of the Project Manager, Cargo Helicopters. “More…

Boeing Delivers 18th P-8A Poseidon to U.S. Navy

Fifth delivery in 2014 helps Navy prepare next squadron SEATTLE, Oct. 15, 2014 – Boeing [NYSE: BA] delivered the 18th P-8A Poseidon aircraft to the U.S. Navy ahead of schedule October 14, where it joined other Poseidon aircraft being used to train Navy crews. The P-8A departed Boeing Field in Seattle for Naval Air Station Jacksonville, Fla., and was Boeing’s…