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Dec
04
2019

Boeing to Give $48 Million in Grants to More Than 400 Global Charitable Organizations

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CHICAGO, -- In observance of Giving Tuesday, Boeing [NYSE: BA] today announced a 2019 charitable grants package totaling more than $48 million. The grants will support 404 charitable organizations in 50 countries, funding programs through 2020 and beyond. This latest investment puts Boeing on track to surpass $230 million in total corporate giving in 2019. This sum includes charitable giving, company business contributions, employee giving and employee gift match.

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Oct
21
2019

AE 1107C engines reach 1m flight hours

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Taking tilt-rotor operations to new heights, our AE 1107C engines have exceeded 1 million engine flight hours on the Bell-Boeing V-22 Osprey, the world’s only production tiltrotor aircraft.

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Oct
21
2019

New Parts Buying Capability Available for Business Aviation Operators through Boeing, Flightdocs Partnership

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LAS VEGAS, Oct. 21, 2019 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) is building on its partnership with aviation software company Flightdocs to bring the full Aviall.com parts inventory to Flightdocs Enterprise customers with the click of a button.

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Oct
11
2019

Porsche and Boeing to Partner on Premium Urban Air Mobility Market

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STUTTGART, Germany and CHICAGO, -- Porsche and Boeing [NYSE: BA] signed a Memorandum of Understanding to explore the premium urban air mobility market and the extension of urban traffic into airspace. With this partnership, both companies will leverage their unique market strengths and insights to study the future of premium personal urban air mobility vehicles.

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Oct
07
2019

Boeing Funds New Lab Facility within Stanford University’s Aero/Astro Department

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PALO ALTO, Calif., Oct. 7, 2019—Boeing [NYSE: BA] is funding the creation of a state-of-the-art laboratory facility dedicated to the research and testing of autonomous aerial vehicles within Stanford University’s Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics.

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Sep
25
2019

Boeing Australia collaborates on AI research for unmanned systems

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BRISBANE, Australia, Sept. 25, 2019 — Boeing [NYSE:BA] is partnering with Australia’s Trusted Autonomous Systems Defence Cooperative Research Centre (DCRC) to develop advanced artificial intelligence (AI) technologies to create smarter unmanned systems for global forces. Embedding machine learning techniques on-board will help unmanned systems better understand and react to threat environments.

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Sep
23
2019

Boeing MQ-25 Unmanned Aerial Refueler Completes First Test Flight

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Boeing [NYSE: BA] and the U.S. Navy today successfully completed the first test flight of the MQ-25™ unmanned aerial refueler.

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Aug
02
2019

Boeing, Marines, Navy Celebrate $115 Million V-22 Facility

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PHILADELPHIA, — Boeing [NYSE: BA], the U.S. Marine Corps, U.S. Air Force and U.S. Navy celebrated the transformation of a 350,000-square-foot facility outside Philadelphia into a modern factory where company employees will build fuselages for the V-22 tiltrotor aircraft and modernize the MV-22 fleet for the Marines.

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Jun
18
2019

Demand for Boeing’s Supply Chain Services Highlighted at Paris Air Show

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LE BOURGET, France, June 18, 2019—Boeing [NYSE: BA] today announced services orders and agreements with leading airlines and operators who are tapping into Boeing’s global network of parts and component services to increase their efficiency, reliability and access to supply chain resources.

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Jun
17
2019

Boeing to Build MH-47G Block II Chinooks for Special Ops

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PHILADELPHIA, Pa. — Boeing [NYSE: BA] will build next-generation MH-47G Chinooks for the U.S. Army Special Operations Aviation Command. The Block II configuration will enhance the Army’s ability to safely carry out the most challenging missions around the world.

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Jun
05
2019

Boeing Invests in Commercial UAS Services Provider Robotic Skies

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CHICAGO, -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] today announced its investment in Robotic Skies, a services provider that connects manufacturers and operators of commercial unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) with a global network of more than 170 civil aviation authority-certified repair stations.

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Mar
25
2019

Sikorsky-Boeing SB>1 DEFIANT™ Helicopter Achieves First Flight

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WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., – The Sikorsky-Boeing SB>1 DEFIANT™ helicopter achieved first flight today at Sikorsky’s West Palm Beach, Fla., site. This revolutionary aircraft, developed by Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin Company [NYSE: LMT], and Boeing [NYSE: BA], will help inform the next generation of military helicopters as part of the U.S. Army’s Future Vertical Lift program.

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Mar
20
2019

V-22 OSPREY MARKS THREE DECADES OF TRANSFORMING MILITARY AVIATION

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Fort Worth, Texas – During the thirty years since the V-22 Osprey first flew, the tiltrotor aircraft, built by Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, and Boeing [NYSE: BA], has fundamentally changed how the U.S. Marine Corps and Air Force operate in combat and support humanitarian operations. The V-22 has become one of the most in-demand and reliable aircraft in military service with its unique vertical maneuverability combined with the speed, range and fuel efficiency of a fixed-wing airplane.

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Feb
13
2019

Boeing and Safran Announce New APU Joint Venture Name: Initium Aerospace

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CHICAGO and PARIS, Feb. 13, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] and Safran [EPA: SAF] today announce the name of their 50-50 joint venture to design, build and service Auxiliary Power Units (APUs): Initium Aerospace.

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Feb
04
2019

Boeing receives $39M for finalization of 4 new-build MH-47G helicopters

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The U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) has announced that Boeing was awarded $39 million for finalization of four new-build MH-47G special operations helicopters.

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Jan
23
2019

Bell Boeing awarded $144 million for V-22 support

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PHILADELPHIA, – The Bell Boeing Joint Program Office has been awarded an estimated $143,863,184 firm-fixed-price requirements contract for performance-based logistics and engineering support for the V-22 platform. This is an 11-month base contract with four one-year option periods. Locations of performance are Texas and Pennsylvania for V-22 aircraft belonging to the U.S. Navy, U.S. Air Force and U.S. Marine Corps. The contracting activity is the Defense Logistics Agency Aviation, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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Jan
23
2019

Boeing Autonomous Passenger Air Vehicle Completes First Flight

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MANASSAS, Va., Jan. 23, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] yesterday successfully completed the first test flight of its autonomous passenger air vehicle (PAV) prototype in Manassas, Virginia. Boeing NeXt, which leads the company's urban air mobility efforts, utilized Boeing subsidiary Aurora Flight Sciences to design and develop the electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft and will continue testing to advance the safety and reliability of on-demand autonomous air transportation.

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Jan
03
2019

Boeing to Modernize Entire Spanish Chinook Helicopter Fleet

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PHILADELPHIA, Pa., Jan. 3, 2019 — Boeing [NYSE: BA] will upgrade all 17 of Spain’s CH-47D Chinook helicopters to the F-model configuration, adding features such as the digital automatic flight control system, common avionics architecture system and advanced cargo handling to align that country’s fleet with those of other nations.

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Dec
26
2018

Sikorsky, Boeing Provide First Look at SB>1 DEFIANT™

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WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. Dec. 26, 2018 – Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company [NYSE: LMT], and Boeing [NYSE: BA] provided the first look at the SB>1 DEFIANT™ helicopter the companies have developed for the U.S. Army’s Joint Multi-Role technology demonstrator program. The SB>1 DEFIANT™ is designed to fly at twice the speed and range of today’s conventional helicopters and offers advanced agility and maneuverability. It will help inform the next generation of military helicopters as part of the U.S. Army’s Future Vertical Lift program.

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Dec
20
2018

Boeing-Leonardo Team Selects FLIR Systems EO/IR Surveillance Sensors for US Strategic Command UH-1N Replacement Contract

Posted by jhadmin

WILSONVILLE, Ore.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--FLIR Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: FLIR) announced today it has been selected by Boeing to provide the FLIR Star SAFIRE 380-HDc EO/IR surveillance sensor for the United States Air Force (USAF) UH-1N replacement contract. The replacement program will replace the current fleet of USAF UH-1N helicopters, which support the service’s nuclear intercontinental ballistic missile bases in Wyoming, Montana and North Dakota. The aircraft will also be used for training, test and operational support airlift missions. The initial contract award to FLIR is for the first four helicopters, with the total contract up to 84 MH-139 helicopters and valued at more than $40 million to FLIR.

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Dec
07
2018

Boeing Forecasts Continued Health and Growth for Aircraft Financing in 2019

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CHICAGO, —Boeing [NYSE: BA] anticipates stable growth and broad, diversified funding will continue to support efficient aircraft financing in the next year.The company’s annual Current Aircraft Finance Market Outlook (CAFMO), released today, evaluates and forecasts financing sources for new commercial airplane deliveries in the coming year and the industry’s overall delivery financing requirements for the next five years. The CAFMO also explores trends within major funding sources and their potential impact on the broader market.

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Oct
15
2018

Boeing and Flightdocs Enter Exclusive Partnership

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ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 15, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] and Flightdocs have entered into a multi-year agreement to exclusively market and sell the Flightdocs Enterprise platform, a full-service maintenance, compliance and inventory management solution for the business and general aviation market.

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Oct
02
2018

Boeing Teams with Robotic Skies to Provide Enhanced Commercial Unmanned Aircraft System Services

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LAS VEGAS, Oct. 1, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] and its subsidiaries Jeppesen and Aviall have joined with Robotic Skies, a leading commercial unmanned aircraft system (UAS) support services provider, to develop and deliver industry-leading supply chain management and optimization, analytics, and maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) services for the commercial and civil UAS markets.

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Sep
25
2018

Boeing MH-139 to Replace U.S. Air Force UH-1N Huey Fleet

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PHILADELPHIA, Pa., — Boeing [NYSE: BA] will provide its MH-139 helicopter and related support to the U.S. Air Force to replace the more than 40-year-old UH-1N “Huey” helicopters used to protect America’s intercontinental ballistic missile bases.

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Aug
20
2018

Boeing completes autonomous synchronised flight tests in Australia

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BRISBANE, Australia — Boeing [NYSE: BA] has successfully completed the first suite of synchronised unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) flight tests using new on-board autonomous command and control technology developed by Boeing in Australia.

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Aug
01
2018

Boeing to Establish New Aerospace & Autonomy Center

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CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Aug. 1, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] today announced plans to open the new Boeing Aerospace & Autonomy Center in Cambridge, Mass., becoming the first major tenant of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's (MIT) new mixed-use district in Kendall Square.

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Jul
30
2018

First Boeing Apache, Chinook helicopters for India complete inaugural flights

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ARLINGTON, Va., — Boeing [NYSE: BA] and India recently took a significant step toward modernizing the Indian Air Force’s helicopter fleet by completing the first flights of Apache and Chinook helicopters destined for delivery next year.

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Jul
17
2018

Royal Netherlands Air Force Signs Boeing to Apache, Chinook Services Pact

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FARNBOROUGH, United Kingdom, – Boeing and the Royal Netherlands Air Force (RNLAF) signed a Combined Helicopter Support services agreement at the Royal International Air Tattoo on Saturday, July 14 that will provide maintenance, services and spare parts to the RNLAF’s fleet of AH-64 Apache and CH-47 Chinook helicopters.

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Jul
12
2018

Boeing Receives Contract for Four Special Operations Chinooks

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PHILADELPHIA, Pa., — Boeing [NYSE: BA] has received a $139.8 million contract to provide four MH-47G Block II Chinook helicopters to the U.S. Army Special Operations Aviation Command.

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Jul
09
2018

Boeing to Showcase the Future of Aerospace at Farnborough International Airshow

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CHICAGO, July 9, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) today announced its plans to reveal the exciting future of air and space travel at the 2018 Farnborough International Airshow, which takes place July 16-22. From hypersonic travel to the future of autonomous flight to manned space flight, Boeing will visually present the innovations that will revolutionize the way humans travel around the world and into space. Boeing will also highlight its award-winning portfolio of commercial and defense products and its broader services business that offers unmatched lifecycle value. This "One Boeing" approach has produced a strong and steady commercial, defense and services order book this year, as the company continues to compete and win across the full spectrum of its capabilities.

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