ST. LOUIS, Jan. 03, 2007 — Boeing [NYSE: BA] has secured a key role in a $54 million hypersonics research program called HIFiRE (Hypersonic International Flight Research Experimentation) jointly established by the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) and Australia’s… Continue reading
ST. LOUIS, Jan. 03, 2007 — The Boeing Company [NYSE: BA] and the U.S. Army signed contracts on Dec. 19, 2006 valued at more than $1.5 billion for up to 66 CH-47F Chinook helicopters.
The production contracts include 16 new-build… Continue reading
SEATTLE, Jan. 02, 2007 — The Boeing Company [NYSE: BA] and Mumbai-based Jet Airways today announced an order for 10 787-8 Dreamliners. The order, placed in December 2006, is valued at more than $1.5 billion at list prices and deliveries… Continue reading
Boeing‘s Wichita plant has completed structural modifications on the first missile-intercepting 747-400 freighter. The plane has left the plant for Edwards Air Force Base in California where testing will begin.
Last year was one of the safest years in aviation history, according to a survey by the Aircraft Crashes Record Office, an independent watchdog group. The group said 156 crashes occurred worldwide in 2006, down from 178 in 2005.