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  • Boeing not meeting production dates for KC-46A refueling tankers
    Boeing not meeting production dates for KC-46A refueling tankers
    Billed by Boeing as a “mobility game-changer,” the giant defense contractor is struggling to meet the delivery schedule on the KC-46A Pegasus tankers to the United States Air Force. Air Force Lt. Ellen Pawlikowski, military deputy for...
  • Airbus patent for UFO-like plane
    Futuristic Airbus design mimics antigravity UFO
    Airbus has filed a new patent for a UFO-like airplane that looks like something right out of a Sci Fi movie. RT today described the radical Airbus design as a “bagel plane” where passengers sit in a ring. The Financial Times, which was...
  • New North Charleston Boeing 787 Dreamliner flies medical equipment to Africa
    New North Charleston Boeing 787 Dreamliner flies medical equipment to Africa
    Yesterday, a brand-new North Charleston-made Boeing 787 Dreamliner filled with medical equipment made a 16-hour flight to Kenya, Africa, as part of Boeing’s Humanitarian Delivery Flights initiative. This is the first time one of Boeing&rsquo...
  • The Air Force's secret plane lands at Vandenberg
    The Air Force's secret plane lands at Vandenberg
    The preparations being made, at Vandenberg Air Force base, earlier this week pointed to a Tuesday landing of the secretive unmanned space plane. That turned out to be a deception to keep the really landing time as secretive as the mission itself....
  • The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket carrying a Dragon supply ship is seen as it flies into space
    How to make commercial spaceflight more commercial
    The announcement by NASA that Boeing and SpaceX have made the final cut to provide government-financed, privately operated flights to the International Space Station is a milestone in the development of commercial space flight. It does not mean...
  • Boeing delivers 18th P-8A Poseidon to Navy, ahead of schedule
    Boeing delivers 18th P-8A Poseidon to Navy, ahead of schedule
    This morning, Boeing said they delivered another P-8A Poseidon to the U.S. Navy; once again, ahead of schedule. This is the fifth delivery of a P-8A to the Navy this year and the eighteenth so far.The jet left Boeing Field, alongside Interstate 5...
  • The Air Force secret space plane returns from its 3rd mission
    The Air Force secret space plane returns from its 3rd mission
    From 8 a.m to 5 p.m Vandenberg Air Force base in California will be closed as they prepare for a special visitor. It is not a politician or some high ranking military officer. It is the return of the United States Air Force's secretive...
  • Joint Base Charleston crews to assist with Ebola crisis
    Joint Base Charleston crews to assist with Ebola crisis
    Tuesday, Joint Base Charleston said they will send three of their Reserve crews to West Africa to help with the Ebola crisis. The release was brief but said the Airmen’s trip to the non-specified African country would be brief as well.Crews...
  •  Raytheon gets $71 million radar contract from Air Force
    Raytheon gets $71 million radar contract from Air Force
    Defense contractors are huge in the news these days with the current conflicts around the globe. The U.S. Air force announced today that Raytheon beat out Northup Grumman and Lockheed Martin for their next generation, long-range radar system. The...
  • Boeing gets 777X contract
    St. Louis Boeing to hire 700 new workers for the 777X commercial airliner
    According to St. Louis Post Dispatch, Boeing will soon be looking to hire 700+ jobs. Perhaps, it will be 777 jobs, but that would just be too coincidental since the job openings come as a result of the company making plans to make parts for the...
  • Boeing Chinook
    Boeing delivers the first newly-build Chinook helicopter
    Exciting news for military helicopter enthusiasts: Boeing completed initial flight and delivery of the first, new-build MH-47G configured Chinook helicopter to the U.S.Army Special Operations Aviation Command – a full month ahead of schedule...
  • Boeing has more big plans for the Lowcountry
    Boeing has more big plans for the Lowcountry
    Still a giant in Seattle, Boeing, now Chicago-based, has announced its latest plans for the greater Charleston, South Carolina, area, and locals are welcoming the news. The company’s latest expansion will be adding 300-400 new jobs in the...
  • Boeing CST-100
    Boeing to take space tourists on its CST-100 spacecraft to the ISS
    According to a Thursday story in Investment Business Daily, Boeing, whose CST-100 spacecraft was one of the two winners of NASA’s commercial crew competition, will reserve one seat per flight for a paying tourist. For a price comparable to...
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    NASA contracts with Boeing and SpaceX to shuttle future astronauts
    On Tuesday, Boeing, an environmentally progressive company, was awarded a $4.2 billion contract to participate in NASA’s Space Launch System (SLS), which involves building the world’s largest passenger rocket for deep space exploration...
  • NASA awards contracts to Boeing and SpaceX
    NASA awards contracts to Boeing and SpaceX
    In the 3+ plus years since NASA retired the space shuttles they have relied on Russia's Soyuz to transport our Astronauts to the ISS (international space station). That dependence may soon becoming to an end as NASA awarded contracts to both...