- Boeing wins contract... Smith, B.A. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;9/21/1987, Vol. 127 Issue 12, p21
Boeing Aerospace Co. has received a $235-million Air Force contract for initial design and development of the rail-garrison basing system for the MX intercontinental ballistic missile. Congress is still considering Fiscal 1988 funding for additional pre-full-scale development work on the system....
- International air transport/Manufacturing. O'Lone, R.G. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;11/9/1987, Vol. 127 Issue 19, p53
The looming traffic surge threatening to overwhelm the air transport system in the next few years has had a big impact on planning at Boeing Co. The surge is a key ingredient in Boeing's search for new product offerings into the next century. For the short term, Boeing is looking closely at...
- Boeing to build space station modules... Covault, C.; Foley, T.M. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;12/7/1987, Vol. 127 Issue 23, p20
NASA chose a Boeing Aerospace Co. team for a $750-million contract to build the manned modules that will be the center of the US/international space station. A Martin Marietta design was rejected. The Boeing choice will lead to direct involvement of the new Boeing Commercial Space Development...
- Boeing designs advanced avionics into... Scott, W.B. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;2/29/1988, Vol. 128 Issue 9, p52
Taking advantage of extensive work already completed or under way for the 7J7, Boeing is incorporating advanced avionics concepts, display formats and systems into the latest 737-400 and 747-400 derivatives. Boeing is keeping its resources and talent concentrated on developing advanced systems...
- A-6E composite wing delivery delays force... Greeley Jr., B.M. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;8/22/1988, Vol. 129 Issue 8, p23
Reports on a Boeing Military Airplane program to produce composite replacement wings for the Navy's A-6E fleet; Boeing received the contract in May, 1985; It is now almost a year behind schedule; Program and schedule; Fleet readiness.
- Boeing plans short-range 747-400, new 767... O'Lone, R.G. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;10/3/1988, Vol. 129 Issue 14, p102
Discusses Boeing Co.'s hopes of launching a short-range version of its 747-400 wide-body transport by early next year. It could incorporate changeable wing hardware. Boeing is discussing the possibility of a 767-X family of derivatives that includes a transpacific twinjet in a program scheduled...
- Boeing redirects R & D effort to improve... O'Lone, R.G. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;11/21/1988, Vol. 129 Issue 21, p45
Boeing transports at the turn of the century will embody advanced technology that will pay for itself and be aimed at a specific, clear-cut market. Boeing had its best year ever in 1988 but can't meet its 747-400 delivery commitments. It has increased 737 production rates. R & D plans;...
- Boeing records $1.4-billion sales increase in 1988. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;2/6/1989, Vol. 130 Issue 6, p61
Reports that Boeing Co. sales increased $1.4 billion in 1988 and are expected to rise another $5 billion in 1989, thanks to a surge in commercial transport deliveries along with lower research and development costs. Sales; Outlook.
- Boeing takes steps to prevent fire extinguisher malfunctions. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;2/27/1989, Vol. 130 Issue 9, p71
Discusses plans by Boeing to prevent malfunctions in fire extinguisher systems and remedy concerns about reporting aircraft problems to federal officials.
- Boeing borrows skilled workers from Lockheed for 747-400 program. O'Lone, R.G. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;3/13/1989, Vol. 130 Issue 11, p66
Reports that the Boeing Co. is borrowing up to 670 skilled production workers from Lockheed, as well as relocating hundreds of its own employees to the Seattle area in an attempt to boost the lagging 747-400 program. Assist contract; Lockheed workers; 747-400 program problems.