Engineering & Leasing

Boeing Exec says Hydrogen airliner unlikely any time soon

A top Boeing executive and product developer has poured water onto claims by Airbus that it will have a Hydrogen-powered airline in service by 2035. Commercial vice-president and general manager of product development at Boeing, Michael Sinnett, spoke the day after Airbus made the announcement and said that while Hydrogen [read more]

Boeing Cleanse Wand
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Boeing COVID-19 cleaning wand licensed to Healthe Inc

A Boeing developed technology designed to combat COVID-19 onboard aircraft and allow easy sanitizing of the cabin and cockpit has been licenced to US company Healthe Inc who will use it to manufacture an easy to use cleaning wand for aircraft. The technology was designed under Boeings “Confident Travel Initiative” [read more]

Boeing 737 Max (Image: The Aviation Media Agency)
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EASA to begin Boeing 737 Max Tests

The European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has said it will begin testing the Boeing 737 Max from the 7th September 2020 in a bid to get the aircraft cleared to fly again. The latest variant of the best selling Boeing 737 family has been grounded since March 2019 following [read more]

British Airways Boeing 747-400 Oneworld at Cardiff Airport (Image: Aviation Media Agency)
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Boeing confirms the end of the 747

US airframer Boeing has confirmed that it is to cease production of the Boeing 747 Jumbo Jet with the last ever Boeing 747, a -8F model for UPS, expected to leave Seattle in 2022. We broke the news of the cancellation earlier in July but Boeing confirmed the news came [read more]

Etihad Airways Boeing 787-10 ecoDemonstrator
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Boeing & Etihad partner on 787-10 ecoDemonstrator

Boeing and Etihad Airways (EY/ETD) have announced a partnership that will see them test ways to reduce emissions and noise while flying with a sustainable fuel using a Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner. The ecoDemonstrator 787-10 is one that is destined to be formally delivered to Etihad later this year. Boeing and [read more]

Boeing F15EX

Boeing F15EX to go ahead after USAF order

The US Air Force (USAF) has given Boeing a contract worth nearly (USD)$1.2bn for eight F15EX Air Superiority Fighter and Multi-role combat aircraft. The most-advanced F15 ever built will help the USAF meet its capacity requirements and add capability to its fighter fleet. The F15EX will carry more weapons than [read more]