Boeing Completes Max Software Update

Boeing Completes Max Software Update

Boeing has completed development of the updated software for the 737 Max along with associated simulator testing and its engineering test flight, the company announced Thursday. The U.S. airframer said it has flown the 737 Max with updated maneuvering characteristics...
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Boeing Launches Used Serviceable Material Capability

Boeing Launches Used Serviceable Material Capability

In an exclusive interview with Aviation Week, Boeing discloses that it is offering used serviceable material to expand its lifecycle offering for customers. Boeing will announce on April 9 that it is getting into the used serviceable material (USM) market....
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Boeing temporarily grounds 737 MAX Operations

Boeing temporarily grounds 737 MAX Operations

  Boeing continues to have full confidence in the safety of the 737 MAX. However, after consultation with the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), the U.S. National Transportation Safety Board(NTSB), and aviation authorities and its customers around...
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Boeing Launches Autonomous Passenger Aircraft

Boeing Launches Autonomous Passenger Aircraft

   A Boeing autonomous passenger air vehicle (PAV) had recently completed its first flight. The PAV was designed as part of Boeing’s intention to advance the safety and technology of future urban air mobility. The PAV prototype completed a controlled...
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Boeing’s New 777X to Offer Gentex Dimmable Windows

Boeing’s New 777X to Offer Gentex Dimmable Windows

Gentex Corporation (NASDAQ: GNTX), the world’s leading supplier of electronically dimmable windows (EDWs) for the aerospace industry, announced today at CES 2019 that its latest generation of dimmable aircraft windows will be offered as optional content on t...
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Boeing reveals ultra-efficient airliner concept

Boeing reveals ultra-efficient airliner concept

Boeing has unveiled a refined design for its Transonic Truss-Braced Wing (TTBW) ultra-efficient airliner concept. The 737-class aircraft, with a 170-ft.-span low-drag wing, is designed to fly at Mach 0.8, a typical airliner cruise speed and faster than previo...
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Boeing Edges Airbus to Stay World’s Biggest Commercial Aircraft Manufacturer

Boeing Edges Airbus to Stay World’s Biggest Commercial Aircraft Manufacturer

Boeing Co. delivered a record 806 commercial aircraft in 2018, edging out Airbus SE to retain the crown as world’s largest planemaker as both manufacturers kept factories churning late into December to overcome earlier supplier shortfalls. Collected and summ...
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Boeing Predicts Brexit Won’t Kill Demand For Planes

Boeing Predicts Brexit Won’t Kill Demand For Planes

  Boeing is trying to get its ducks – or planes – in a row ahead of Brexit in case the UK government doesn’t do its part to secure a smart deal. Boeing Co. reckons Brexit will slow growth in...
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Boeing Guidance on 737 Max Stall Protection System Under Fire

Boeing Guidance on 737 Max Stall Protection System Under Fire

Boeing failed to communicate with 737 Max operators new procedures for addressing cases in which the airplane’s automatic stall prevention system commands the nose of the airplane downward, potentially resulting the kind of steep dive that appears to have le...
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Boeing Considering A 777-300ER Freighter

Boeing Considering A 777-300ER Freighter

Boeing has invested in 215 organic projects to grow its services business, one of those is exploring a 777-300ER passenger to freighter conversion. The robust global freight demand, and subsequent need for cargo aircraft, is “largely driven from an ecommerce...
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