Boeing Paints a New Picture

June 2009
Armada International;Jun/Jul2009, Vol. 33 Issue 3, p60
The article reports on the introduction of the paint scheme of the P-8A Poseidon aircraft for the U.S. Navy by Boeing in May 2009. The Renton, Washington facility of the firm has rolled out the first-painted, designated T-2. In summer 2009, the same gray colour scheme will be applied to the first test aircraft T-1. The schedule of the initial operational capability of P-8A is in 2013.


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